Albania

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 67

Germany

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 7

United Kingdom

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 1 529; Deceased prisoners: 23

Armenia

Confirmed case amongst prisoners: 1

Austria

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 5

Belgium

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 33

Belarus

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 19

Bosnia & Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Cyprus

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: [4]((https://www.prison-insider.com/articles/cartographie-du-coronavirus-en-prison)

Croatia

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 2

Denmark

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 1

United Kingdom

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 13; Deceased prisoners: 6

Spain

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 85; Deceased prisoners: 2

Estonia

Confirmed case amongst prisoners : 204

Finland
France

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 793; Deceased prisoner: 1

Georgia
Greece

Confirmed case amongst prisoners: 146+ ; Deceased prisoner: 1

Hungary

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 48

Jersey
Ireland

Confirmed case amongst prisoners: 40

United Kingdom

Confirmed case amongst prisoners: 1

Iceland
Italy

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 1,000; Deceased prisoners: 4

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 6

Latvia

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 5

Lithuania

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 15

Luxembourg

Confirmed case amongst prisoners: 1

North Macedonia

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 3 ; Deceased prisoners: 2

Malta

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 12

Moldova
Montenegro
Norway

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 9

Netherlands

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 10

Poland

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 3

Portugal

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 104

Czechia

Confirmed case amongst prisoners: 21

Romania

Confirmed case amongst prisoners: 337

Russia

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 239

Slovakia

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 2

Slovenia

Confirmed case amongst prisoners: 1

Sweden

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 6

Switzerland

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 4

Ukraine

Confirmed cases amongst prisoners: 15; Deceased prisoner: 1

Useful links

Tools.

  • The information page of EuroPris, the European Organisation of Prison and Correctional Services, on preventive measures.

Appeals and recommendations.

  • The Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) appealed to continue and increase the application of non-custodial measures to end overcrowding in prisons. The CPT welcomed the initiative proposed by most of the member States to resort to alternative measures other than prison, to limit the spread of the coronavirus. It also commended the member States for facilitating contact between prisoners and the outside world, by providing access to video calls or more frequent telephone calls while visits were suspended.

  • The open letter to the presidents of the institutions of the European Union, signed by 50 public figures from several countries, demanding an immediate amnesty for persons deprived of their freedom

  • The call of 42 European NGOs to international institutions including the WHO and the Council of Europe

  • The statement of principles related to the treatment of persons deprived of their liberty in the context of Covid-19 by the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT)

  • 60 MEPs have called on the commission and the European Council to encourage member states to adopt measures to guarantee the protection of prisoners’ fundamental rights

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