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Map: Coronavirus Cases Reported In Arizona Prisons

KJZZ is tracking COVID-19 in Arizona prisons.

There have been 2,799 total cases reported since the start of the pandemic. As of Nov. 19, there are about 300 active cases, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections.

There are more than 38,000 inmates in state custody in Arizona, living in 10 state-run prisons and six private facilities.

This map will be periodically updated with inmate testing data from the Department of Corrections.

→  Get The Latest News On COVID-19 In Arizona 

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to clarify the number of reported cases vs. the number of active cases.

Jimmy Jenkins is a senior field correspondent at KJZZ and a contributor to NPR’s Election 2020 and Criminal Justice station collaborations. His work has been featured on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, Here and Now, The Takeaway and NPR Newscasts.Originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, Jenkins has a B.S. in criminology from Indiana State University and a master’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.Much of his reporting has focused on the criminal justice system. Jenkins has reported on Tasers, body cameras, use of force, jail privatization, prison health care and the criminal contempt trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.