Ohio

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

F

State DOC Data GradeView scorecard

Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons10,4742,148811713629117,41524,078
Federal Prisons5312,16614937----
ICE Detention Centers784,9060000----
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons5,9544,8841551271411----
Federal Prisons----5--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Marion Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

1,667262

Correctional Reception Center

State Adult Prisons

1,131248

Pickaway Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

1,034200

Elkton Federal Correctional Institution

Federal Prisons

531--

Ohio Reformatory For Women

State Adult Prisons

349196
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Map of Ohio with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

1

830

1.7k

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 Ohio. Read more about our scoring methodology and to see how this jurisdiction compares to other state and federal systems.

Scores assessed as of October 11, 2021.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    Yes

  • Clearly Defined

    No

  • Contextualized Historically

    Yes

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

Allen County Jail

Allen

65Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence, Other

Butler County Jail

Butler

281

Tri-County jail

Champaign Madison Union

64Other

Clark County Jail

Clark

90Minor offenses, Other

Delaware County Jail

Delaware

110Minor offenses, Other
Map of Ohio 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
Marion5/14/2020Ohio Organizing CollectiveMarch/Protest–ExternalInternalAccelerated releases
Columbus StatehouseColumbus6/6/2020SURJ Columbus & Ohio Prisoners Justice LeagueUprising/Protest–InternalInternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements
Cuyahoga Couny JailCuyahoga5/29/2020Coalition to Stop the Inhumanity at the Cuyahoga County Jail and the Ohio Organizing CollaborativeMarch/Protest–ExternalInternalAccelerated releases, Testing procedures, Sanitation improvements
Franklin Medical CenterColumbus4/20/2020People incarcerated at Franklin Medical CenterUprising/Protest–InternalExternalTesting procedures, Sanitation improvements
Marion Correctional InstitutionMarion5/6/2020People incarcerated at Marion Correctional InstitutionHunger StrikeExternalSanitation improvements