16 new cases in Wichita County, total now 15,170

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Friday zero deaths related to COVID-19.

The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County since the pandemic began in March remains at 330

No further information will be released out of respect for the families.

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

Please find the age breakdown of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County to date below:


New Cases in Wichita County

The Public Health District also confirmed Friday 16 new coronavirus cases in the county, bringing the current total case number to 15,170.

Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker also reported Friday four new recoveries from COVID-19 for a total of 14,813 recovered cases in the county to date.

The Health District also reported 27 active cases in the county with 22 recovering from home, the lowest number of active cases in the county since June 24, 2020.

Hospitalizations in Wichita County

Five COVID-19 patients were listed as hospitalized in Wednesday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with one patient reported to be in critical condition.

Please find the hospitalization report below:


Vaccines in Wichita County

Please find the number of people in Wichita County who have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Wichita County below:

At Least 1 Dose — 45,374

Fully Vaccinated — 40,074

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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 18 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 name to the waitlist.

Click here to register for the Wichita County COVID-19 vaccine waitlist

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A list of frequently asked questions can be found below:

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