NDCS COVID-19 DATA

NDCS COVID-19 DATA

Updated 10.16.2020

This information reflects testing and results for individuals incarcerated within NDCS. Numbers are updated every Friday.

Consistent with the community standard of care afforded all Nebraskans through TestNebraska, men and women in NDCS are able to be tested through this program. Participation is completely voluntary. Additionally, testing of inmates is conducted when medically indicated, due to work release requirements, as a result of close contact with a COVID-19 patient or prior to a medical procedure.

TESTING

This is the number of tests administered by NDCS within its 10 facilities. It is possible that individuals have been tested multiple times for a variety of reasons, and possibly, in different facilities.

Total Tests Administered Total People Tested
2,808 1,914

CONFIRMED CASES

These numbers represent individuals who have been confirmed to have COVID-19 and identifies their current status.

Total Number of Confirmed Cases
248
Total Active Cases Total Recovered Cases Total Deaths
29 218 1

(3 additional cases occurred among those who are sentenced to NDCS, but are housed in a county correctional facility. This number is not included in the number of tests administered, the number of individuals tested or the number of active cases in NDCS facilities.)

 ACTIVE CASES BY FACILITY

Individuals are counted where they reside on the date of the weekly update. They may have tested positive at one facility and subsequently moved to a different facility for treatment, monitoring or cohorting.

CCC-L 0
CCC-O 0
DEC 1
LCC 0
NCCW 0
NCYF 0
NSP 28
OCC 0
TSCI 0
WEC 0

 


 

NDCS CORONAVIRUS HEALTH UPDATE

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is working to help minimize the transmission of coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Team members and people incarcerated in its facilities have been advised that sanitary precautions are currently the best defense against contracting the illness. For more information on what NDCS is doing, click the links below.

Facility Visitation Information & Request Forms

NDCS COVID-19 video messages from NDCS Director Scott R. Frakes

NDCS COVID-19 self-care videos

NDCS Coronavirus News

NDCS Coronavirus News
NDCS Coronavirus News

August 17 - NDCS inmates test positive for COVID-19

August 14 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 13 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

August 12, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 12, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 9, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 7, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 7, 2020 - NDCS closing visitation/volunteer programs temporarily

August 6, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 5, 2020 - ​NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 4, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 3, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 2, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 1, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 31, 2020 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

July 26, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 23, 2020 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

July 21, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 20, 2020 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

July 18, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 17, 2020 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

July 15, 2020 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

July 14, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 11, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 10, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 6, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 5, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

July 2, 2020 - NDCS prepares for visits to resume; online forms now available 

June 25, 2020 - Inmate visitation to resume at NDCS

June 21, 2020 - NDCS inmate tests positive for COVID-19

June 16, 2020 - No positive results among recently tested NDCS inmates

June 15, 2020 - NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

June 5, 2020 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

June 2, 2020 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

May 31, 2020 - NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

May 26, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

May 25, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

May 20, 2020 - NCCS inmates test positive for COVID-19

May 18, 2020 - NDCS inmate tests positive for COVID-19

May 16, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

May 16, 2020 - NDCS inmate tests positive for COVID-19

May 15, 2020 - Second inmate tests positive for COVID-19

May 13, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

May 12, 2020 - NDCS inmate tests positive for COVID-19

May 9, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

May 8, 2020 - NDCS staff members test positive for COVID-19

May 5, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

April 29, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

April 28, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

April 26, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

April 10, 2020 - Gov. Ricketts, NDCS Director Frakes Affirm Commitment to Public Safety & Good Health within Corrections System

April 4, 2020 - NDCS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

March 25, 2020 - Letter to customers of Cornhusker State Industries

March 23, 2020 - CSI to begin production of hand sanitizer, gowns and masks

March 17, 2020 - Nebraska Board of Parole COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

March 16, 2020 - NDCS suspends inmate visitation amid COVID-19

March 12, 2020 - NDCS will implement questionnaire for facility entry

March 10, 2020 - NDCS utilizes defense strategy against coronavirus

COVID-19 related Frakes Files

NDCS COVID-19 memos to incarcerated individuals

NDCS COVID-19 memos to teammates

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For more information on how NDCS is working to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19, click for our FAQs.

 

GTL Phone Call Guidelines

GTL Phone Call Guidelines
GTL Phone Call Guidelines

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19
Help prevent the spread of COVID-19

Staff Poster

Wash your hands for 20 seconds with warm water and soap

Practice social distancing

Avoid touching your face

Cough into your elbow

Stay home if you are sick


For signs, symptoms and additional information, go to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) website here.

For more information on Nebraska's response, go to the Office of Governor Pete Ricketts here.