The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kansas grew to 845 on Monday, a 13 percent increase over the day before, but Cowley County remained at just one known infection.

Statewide, there have been 25 virus-related deaths and 198 hospitalizations, along with  8,239 negative test results as of 11 a.m. Monday.

Locally, the City-Cowley County Health Department reported that as of 3 p.m. 81 tests have been done with 70 negative, one positive and 10 results pending.

Johnson and Wyandotte counties in the Kansas City metro area have nearly half the cases — a total of 398, but the virus outbreak has spread to 53 of the state's 105 counties recording at least one case, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported. 

Sedgwick County, which includes Wichita, has 124 cases and is the only other county in the state with more than 100 cases.

The increase comes after Gov. Laura Kelly announced last week that the state would run out personal protective equipment for medical personnel and others dealing directly with the coronavirus pandemic by Tuesday.

The state has asked private companies to help restock its protective equipment supplies, but Kelly has strongly criticized President Donald Trump's administration for what she called its lack of preparation to help states deal with the spreading pandemic.

Kansas on Monday added Connecticut to the list of states with travel warnings. Anyone traveling to Connecticut on or after Monday should quarantine for 14 days upon returning to Kansas.

Area numbers

Other than Sedgwick County, no neighboring counties in Kansas reported an increase in cases on Monday, according to the state figures.

To the south in Kay County, Okla., confirmed illnesses remained at 30. In Osage County, Okla., which also shares a border with Cowley County, there are 31 cases.

Statewide, Oklahoma reported 1,327 illnesses as of 7 a.m., for a 6 percent increase over Sunday. That is two days in a row with single-digit percent increases. 

Oklahoma reports 51 virus-related deaths and 340 hospitalizations. 

After complaints about the limited number of tests being done in Cowley County, its testing rate is climbing. According to statewide comparisons, Cowley County has a done 1.95 tests per 1,000 people.  Surrounding counties other than Sumner County and Elk County (which shows zero tests done) have higher testing rates, however. 

Coffey County boasts the highest rate in the state at 10.51 per 1,000 people tested. However, it also has a relatively high infection rate with 29 cases in a county with just 8,233 people.

The following is a county-by-county breakdown of known virus cases in Kansas as of 11 a.m. Monday, provided by KDHE.

Atchison 2

Barton 3

Bourbon 6

Butler 8

Chautauqua 3 

Cherokee 5

Clay 1

Cloud 1

Coffey 29

Cowley 1

Crawford 4

Doniphan 1

Douglass 36

Finney 10

Ford 1

Franklin 10

Geary 2

Gove 1

Greenwood 1

Harvey 3

Jackson 1

Jefferson 3

Jewell 1

Johnson 212

Labette 5

Leavenworth 40

Linn 5

Lyon 23

Marion 3

McPherson 9

Miami 2

Mitchell 2

Montgomery 9

Morris 2

Neosho 1

Osage 3

Osborne 2

Ottawa 3

Pottawatomie 3

Pratt 1

Reno 10

Republic 1

Riley 14

Saline 7

Sedgwick 124

Shawnee 36

Stafford 1

Stevens 1

Sumner 2

Wabaunsee 1

Woodson 3

Wyandotte 186

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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