Report: Lansing prison largest single source of Kansas cases

June 08, 2020 - 9:02 pm

A document shows Lansing Correctional Facility is the largest single source of Kansas coronavirus cases, followed by the Tyson Foods meatpacking plant near Garden City. 

The document contains a detailed account of every outbreak since May 19 in Kansas. The list was provided to the newspaper by Columbia University’s Brown Institute for Media Innovation from a records request.

At least 846 cases and six deaths through May 19 were traced to the Lansing prison. The Tyson plant near Garden City has seen 571 cases and one death according to the document. 

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