WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Tuesday one more death related to COVID-19.

The death, patient aged in their 70s, bring the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County since the pandemic began March 2020 to 529.

The Health District also reported 247 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 31,500.

The Health District also reported 96 hospitalizations in the county, down from the 98 hospitalizations reported in the county on Monday, January 24.

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As of Monday, March 29, the Texas Department of State Health Services has opened COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults in Texas.

Residents of Wichita County over the age of 12 can register for the waitlist to receive a COVID-19 vaccine online.

Wichita County residents who are eligible to receive the vaccine are encouraged to add their names to the waitlist.

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A list of frequently asked questions can be found below:

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