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Inmates moved after coronavirus confirmed at 2nd facility


April 12, 2020

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Kansas prison officials said Monday that 113 inmates at a work-release facility where a resident tested positive for the coronavirus have been relocated to a facility where an outbreak is ongoing and that last week staged a riot.

The Kansas Department of Corrections said the Wichita Work Release Facility inmates who were relocated Sunday night lived in the same housing unit as the infected resident. They were moved to a newly reconstructed building at the Lansing Correctional Facility, which is battling its own outbreak with 18 inmates and 21 staff testing positive....

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