As of January 18, 2023, we are no longer regularly collecting data on COVID. Historical data remains accessible on our website and GitHub.

Rhode Island

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

*

The Behind Bars Data Project ceased regular COVID data collection on January 18, 2022.

F
State DOC Data GradeView scorecard
Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons3,67413,740133927----
Federal Prisons----------------
ICE Detention Centers11947,6004417,60000----
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons1,0918,142215430----
Federal Prisons----------------
View source data

Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Intake Service Center

State Adult Prisons

1,620259

Medium Security Facility

State Adult Prisons

700231

Maximum Security Facility

State Adult Prisons

500152

Cranston Adult Womens Correctional Institution

State Adult Prisons

251102

Minimum Security Facility

State Adult Prisons

13092
View our data on Github
Map of Rhode Island with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

1

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

Scores assessed as of December 29, 2022.

*

The Behind Bars Data Project ceased regular COVID data collection on January 18, 2022.

Data reporting for incarcerated people
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    By facility

  • Vaccinations

    By facility

  • Boosters

    None

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    By facility

  • Cumulative Deaths

    By facility

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    None

  • Boosters

    None

Data quality
  • Machine Readable

    No

  • Regularly Updated

    No

  • 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

Anthony P. Travisono Intake Service Center; High Security Center; Maximum Security; John J. Moran Medium Security Facility; Minimum Security; Gloria McDonald Women's Facility

Providence

52Short remaining sentence, Other

Statewide prisons

Rhode Island

52Minor offenses, Short remaining sentence
Map of Rhode Island 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
Donald Wyatt Detention FacilityProvidence4/10/2020Never Again Rhode IslandCar RallyInternalAccelerated releases, Sanitation improvements
Donald Wyatt Detention FacilityProvidence4/3/2020 - 4/7/202070 detaineesHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases
StatewideProvidence4/17/2020AMOR RI - Alianza para Movilizar Nuestra ResistenciaCar RallyInternalAccelerated releases