A fourth coronavirus case has been identified in Kay County, Okla., as the number of confirmed cases continue to rise in Kansas and Oklahoma.
There were still no reported cases in Cowley County as of Sunday afternoon, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
The total number of confirmed cases in Kansas reached 64, according to a news release emailed about 2:20 p.m. Sunday. That was an increase of nine from the previous report Saturday morning. Johnson (28) and Wyandotte (14) counties continued to see the most cases.
Those two counties, along with the metro area of Kansas City, will be under a stay-at-home order starting Tuesday.
Sedgwick County had two confirmed cases. Butler County now has three.
In Oklahoma, 67 people were confirmed to have COVID-19. Kay County totals went to four from three recorded the previous day. No other information was immediately available about the new Kay County case. One case there is a former nursing home resident who had been taken to a hospital, according to the Ponca City News.
The City of Ponca City has taken action to slow the spread of the virus. Those measures can be read here.
"Social distancing is not a joke, or a meme on social media. It is the easiest way to #StopTheSpread," the Kay County health department posted to its Facebook page on Sunday. "Visit http://coronavirus.health.ok.gov for resources and updates."
Riley County, Kansas has one reported case, a K-State journalism professor who recently returned from Italy, according to the Manhattan Mercury.