As of Sunday morning, Cowley County was reportedly still free of confirmed COVID-19 cases. Neighboring counties however, were not so lucky. As of Sunday, six people reportedly have died from the virus in Kansas. As of Sunday, the Kansas State Department of Health and Environment showed Kansas had recorded 319 cases, a 22 percent increase from Saturday, but it was a lower percent increase from the previous day of 29 percent. The Cowley County Health Department reported 45 tests had been performed with 42 negative results and three pending as of yesterday morning. State Health officials report that test results so far in Kansas, show about 94% of those tested have turned up negative for COVID-19. Sedgwick County on Sunday reported 44 positive results. Kay County, Oklahoma reported 20. Oklahoma’s overall number on Sunday, stood at 429. The entire state of Kansas is now under a stay-at-home order, after Governor Laura Kelly made that move on Saturday to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Leaders of the Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature agreed Sunday that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s statewide stay-at-home order is necessary to help check the spread of the new coronavirus, allowing it to take effect Monday as planned. Exceptions to that order for “essential” outside-the-home activities include religious worship and buying, selling and manufacturing guns and ammunition.