1 new COVID-19 related death, 29 new COVID-19 cases, 16 new recoveries reported in Wichita County

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls–Wichita County Public Health District confirmed Monday one more COVID-19 related death in Wichita County, totaling 14.

The death was of a hospitalized patient, case 1,093, in the 40-49 age group.

Officials with the health district have stated that no further information will be released out of respect for the family.

For more information on COVID-19 related deaths and how they are reported, click here.

New Cases

The Public Health District also reported Monday 29 new coronavirus cases in the county, bringing the current total case number to 1,324.

  • Contact = 7 cases
  • Close Contact = 1 case
  • Community Spread = 9 cases
  • Still Under Investigation = 12 cases
  • Travel Related = 0 cases

Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker also reported 16 new recoveries from COVID-19, for a total of 1,095 recoveries in the county to date.

There are now 215 active COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, with 193 at home.

Hospitalizations

22 COVID-19 patients were listed as hospitalized in Monday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with two patients reported to be in critical condition.

  • Case 258: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 436: 50 – 59, stable condition
  • Case 643: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,013: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,057: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 1,144: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 1,152: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 1,193: 80+ stable condition
  • Case 1,212: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,214: 70 – 79, critical condition
  • Case 1,215: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,218: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 1,237: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,250: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 1,252: 30 – 39, stable condition
  • Case 1,255: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,278: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,289: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,293: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 1,295: 50 – 59, stable condition
  • Case 1,306: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 1,312: 50 – 59, stable condition 

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COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.

TOTAL COVID-19 TESTSPOSITIVENEGATIVEPENDING
22,1341,74120,034359

Isolation Status

AT HOME/ACTIVEHOSPITALRECOVEREDDEATH
26681,44423

Information provided by the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District

Updated Friday, September 25 at 4:20 p.m.

Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker said the health of the community remains the top priority for the Health District as the fall school semester begins, and the Health District will continue to work closely with all schools, colleges, and daycare/childcare facilities.

Barker added each school has an individual process in place for positive COVID-19 notifications, and case questions or concerns should be directed to the appropriate school.


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Hotline hours are 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday to Friday, and noon–2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The Health District would like to remind everyone that coronavirus is now in our community and that the decisions we make now regarding social distancing and following the guidelines set by the CDC will directly impact how quickly our community recovers from this virus.

If anyone has questions and concerns regarding COVID-19 in Wichita County, click below to submit them to the health department via e-mail.

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