1,401 Total Cases in San Quentin – Breaking Down COVID-19 in CDCR


As of July 3rd, there are 5,264 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the CDCR system, with 2,652 active in custody. There have been 22 deaths across the CDCR system thus far.

  • 86.5% of the 96 tests administered since yesterday at San Quentin Prison (SQ) came back positive. Currently, there are 1,401 confirmed cases at SQ.
  • Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) in Jamestown has tested 1,971 individuals in the past week, with a total of 2,504 tested. There are zero active cases at SCC.
  • 375 more individuals at California Correctional Center (CCC) in Susanville have been tested, with a total of 3,222 tested, or 82.3% of the population.

Note: The definition of tested aligns with that prescribed by Johns Hopkins University. The tested count reported by a facility includes the total number of tests for which results have returned and not the total number of tests administered.

Source: The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) reports COVID-19 information through a daily dashboard that is accessible here – https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/covid19/population-status-tracking/.

Reporting by Aparna Komarla & Mella Bettag


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