50 new recoveries, 16 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita County

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls–Wichita County Public Health District confirmed Monday 50 more patients have recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recovered cases in the county to 357.

The Public Health District also reported 16 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total case number for Wichita County to 824.

  • Contact = 9 cases
  • Close Contact = 2 cases
  • Community Spread = 0 cases
  • Still Under Investigation = 5 cases

Hospitalizations

15 COVID-19 patients were listed as hospitalized in Monday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with 8 patients reported to be in critical condition.

The following cases are currently hospitalized:

  • Case 215: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 231: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 258: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 367: 80+, stable condition 
  • Case 375: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 40130 – 39, critical condition
  • Case 436: 50 – 59, critical condition
  • Case 444: 70 – 79, critical condition
  • Case 588: 70 – 79, critical condition
  • Case 632: 40 – 49, stable condition
  • Case 637: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 643: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 682: 50 – 59, stable condition
  • Case 773: 40 – 49, critical condition
  • Case 824: 20 – 29, stable condition

COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.

TOTAL COVID-19 TESTSPOSITIVENEGATIVEPENDING
28,4253,21724,567641

Isolation Status

AT HOME/ACTIVEHOSPITALRECOVEREDDEATH
1,059582,06832

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

Updated Wednesday, October 21 at 4:28 p.m.

Wichita County has reported 725 new COVID-19 cases and seven new deaths since June 15 after confirming 99 total COVID-19 cases and just two deaths between March 18 and June 14.

New Cases in June

New Cases in July


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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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