COVID-19 and Iowa's State Correctional Population

On this page, we’re tracking the statistics, news, and policy decisions relevant to the impact of coronavirus, or COVID-19, on Iowa’s state prisons and county jails. Our mission is to provide policymakers and the public with information that will assist with the prevention and containment of COVID-19 in Iowa’s criminal justice system.

To read a report about the impact of COVID-19 on Iowa's prison population through June 30th, click here.

NOTE

This page was last updated on 6/30/2021 and will no longer be updated.

Iowa Prisons: Current Numbers

19
Deaths among Incarcerated People with COVID-19
Last updated: 6/30/2021
2
Incarcerated People Currently Positive
Last updated: 6/30/2021
4,879
Incarcerated People No Longer Positive
Last updated: 6/30/2021
49,530
Tests of Incarcerated People
Last updated: 6/30/2021
7
Correctional Staff Currently Positive
Last updated: 6/30/2021
706
Correctional Staff No Longer Positive
Last updated: 6/30/2021
7,731
State Prison Population
Last updated: 6/30/2021
37,389
Field Services Population in Community Based Corrections
Last updated: 6/30/2021