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Close quarters in the Lansing Correctional Facility have made the spread of the coronavirus easier. More than 900 prisoners and staff have tested positive for the virus so far.

As the coronavirus spreads in state correctional facilities, the ACLU of Kansas sued on behalf of inmates.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Elizabeth Ruiz is a freelance producer for KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact her at elizabeth@kcur.org or on Twitter at @er_bentley_ruiz