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Situation of inmates of Polish penitentiary facilities during the pandemic – update

A total of 172 prisons, remand centres and external detention units operate in Poland. On the eve of the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic, nearly 75,000 persons were deprived of liberty in Poland, and the occupancy rate at the facilities exceeded 91%. As of September 2021, there were a total of 71,291 people in remand centres and prisons, and the occupancy rate at those facilities was 86.77%.


The brief was drafted as part of Covid 19 – Criminal Justice Campaign, a project coordinated by Fair Trials International.



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