New Mexico

The table below displays aggregate COVID-19 data for incarcerated people and staff in carceral facilities located in New Mexico. The State DOC Data Grade represents our assessment of the transparency and quality of those data reported by New Mexico's state department of corrections.

*

The New Mexico Department of Corrections stopped reporting COVID data on March 20, 2022.

F
State DOC Data GradeView scorecard
Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons4,1045,283----293755,09883,825
Federal Prisons----------------
ICE Detention Centers1,509--0--0------
State and Local Youth Facilities25--------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons973------0------
Federal Prisons----------------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

ICE Torrance County Detention Facility

ICE Detention Centers

0--

ICE Otero County Processing Center

ICE Detention Centers

0--

ICE Cibola County Correctional Center

ICE Detention Centers

0--

Guadalupe County Jail

County Jails

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Lea County Detention Center

County Jails

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Map of New Mexico with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

no data available

Spikes represent the active cases in a facility for incarcerated people

Data Reporting & Quality Scorecard

Data Reporting & Quality GradeF*

This scorecard assesses data reporting and quality for the state department of corrections in New Mexico. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of September 28, 2022.

*

The New Mexico Department of Corrections stopped reporting COVID data on March 20, 2022.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

  • Boosters

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    None

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

  • Boosters

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    No

  • Clearly Defined

    No

  • Contextualized Historically

    No

Prison and Jail Releases Related to COVID

We collect data on jurisdictions across the U.S. that have released people from adult prison and jail custody in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click a row to view full details.

FacilityPeople releasedRelease details

Statewide prisons

New Mexico

11Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence

Statewide prisons

New Mexico

60Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence

Rio Arriba County Detention Center

Rio Arriba

--Minor offenses, Vulnerable populations
Map of New Mexico with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.
County with a release

Grassroots and Community Organizing Efforts Related to COVID

Our team collects data on grassroots and community organizing efforts by incarcerated people, their families, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and advocates aimed at influencing government agencies to protect the lives of people incarcerated in prisons, jails, and detention centers against the threats posed by COVID-19. Click a row to view full details.

Target facilityCountyDate of actionOrganizationType of effortInternal/ externalEffort concernsSource
ICE Torrance County Detention FacilityTorrance5/12/2020 - 5/15/2020Hunger strikers in ICE detention protesting prison conditionsHunger StrikeExternalSanitation improvements
N/AAlbequerque12/8/2020Fronteristxs and OLE New MexicoBillboard postingInternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
Northwest New Mexico Correctional CenterCibola3/20/2020People incarcerated at the Northwestern New Mexico Correctional CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
San Juan County Adult Detention CenterSan Juan7/13/2020People incarcerated at San Juan County Adult Detention CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalTesting procedures
StatewideStatewide5/1/2020Millions for Prisoners New MexicoProtestInternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements