New York

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

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Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons6,6941,308----357----
Federal Prisons5551,46200133,1038,174
ICE Detention Centers1444,364515200----
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons5,7112,020----124----
Federal Prisons----19--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

New York City Jails

County Jails

1,611--

Elmira Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

617--

Clinton Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

377--

Franklin Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

343--

Wyoming Correctional Facility

State Adult Prisons

309--
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Map of New York with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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810

1.6k

Spikes represent the cumulative 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 York. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of June 14, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    By facility

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    Systemwide only

  • Cumulative Deaths

    Systemwide only

  • Active Cases

    None

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • 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.

JurisdictionFacility/facilitiesAuthorizing agent(s)DateOverall population reduction/ total # of releasesPopulation prior to releasesKnown facility capacityRelease detailsSource
AlbanyAlbany County Correctional Facility1/20/20211043Minor offenses
ErieEire County Correctional Facility4/7/202017638Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence
ErieEire County Correctional Facility11/25/2020638Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence
MonroeMonroe County JailNYS Division of Parole3/28/202051
NYCCity-wideGovernor3/27/2020106Parole/probation violation
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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.

Target facilityCountyDate of actionOrganizationType of effortInternal/ externalEffort concernsSource
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Otisville Correctional FacilityStatewide3/27/2020Parole Preparation Project and the Release Aging People in Prison CampaignOnline Action, Car Rally Accelerated releases, Testing procedures
Crossroads Juvenile CenterBrooklyn4/12/20208 detained youth at Crossroads Juvenile CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
Elmira Correctional FacilityChemung10/26/2020Family members of inmates & Release Aging People in Prison, #HALTsolitary Campaign, Center for Community Alternatives, VOCAL-NY, New Hour for Women and Children, Free the People ROC, and UnchainedMarch/Protest–ExternalInternalAccelerated releases
ICE BUFFALO BATAVIA SERVICE PROCESSING CENTERGenesee2/21/2021 - 2/28/2021ICE detainees at Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, NYHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
MDC ManhattanNew York3/21/2020IWOC NYCPhone ZapInternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements