On Monday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kansas grew to 845 on Monday, marking a 13 percent increase over the day before. Meanwhile, Cowley County held steady at just one. Statewide in Kansas, there have been 25 virus-related deaths and 198 hospitalizations. There have also been 8,239 negative test results as of 11 a.m. Monday… a figure that should not be ignored. In fact, the City-Cowley County Health Department reported that as of 3 yesterday, 81 tests have been done, and 70 of them have proved negative. 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. Oklahoma reported 1,327 illnesses as of 7 a.m. Monday… a 6 percent increase over Sunday… but it marked two days in a row with single-digit percent increases.