Virginia

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

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Cumulative CasesActive CasesCumulative DeathsTests
Incarcerated PeopleCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons9,1933,09594325619----
Federal Prisons9482,27212122,8216,760
ICE Detention Centers43014,576134134----
State and Local Youth Facilities----------------
StaffCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10kCountPer 10k
State Adult Prisons2,6212,1911169754----
Federal Prisons----2--0------
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Facilities by

FacilityIncarcerated PeopleStaff

Deerfield Correctional Center Includes Deerfield Work Centers

State Adult Prisons

838--

Greensville Correctional Center Includes Greensville Work Center

State Adult Prisons

726--

Coffeewood Correctional Center

State Adult Prisons

674--

Fluvanna Correctional Center For Women

State Adult Prisons

655--

Buckingham Correctional Center

State Adult Prisons

648--
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Map of Virginia with spikes representing the active metric for each facility.

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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 Virginia. 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

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

Data reporting for staff
  • Cumulative Cases

    None

  • Cumulative Deaths

    Systemwide only

  • Active Cases

    By facility

  • Tests Administered

    None

  • Population

    None

  • Vaccinations

    Systemwide only

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
AlbemarleAlbemarle-Charlottesvile Regional JailCommonwealth Attorney4/7/2020122430Short remaining sentence, Other
Amelia, Buckingham, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway, Prince EdwardPiedmont Regional Jail5/1/202027245Other
ArlingtonArlington County Detention Facilitycourt5/7/20206
ArlingtonCounty-wide jails5/7/202081307
AugustaMiddle River Regional3/26/2020100900Vulnerable populations
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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
Bon Aire Juvenile Correctional CenterChesterfield7/13/2020People incarcerated at Bon Aire Juvenile Correctional CenterPrison BreakExternalAccelerated releases
Dillwyn Correctional CenterDillwyn5/4/2020People incarcerated at Dillwyn Correctional Facility, ACLU of VirginiaUprising/Protest–Internal, Hunger StrikeCoordinatedSanitation improvements
ICE IMMIGRATION CENTERS OF AMERICA FARMVILLEFarmville4/2/2020ICE Detainees, with support from Sanctuary DMVHunger StrikeExternalAccelerated releases