18 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita Co., total jumps to 318

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls–Wichita County Public Health District reported 18 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the county’s current total case number to 318.

According to Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker, there are now a total of nine patients hospitalized and four new recoveries.

  • Case 301: 6 – 10, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case, no daycare exposure
  • Case 302: 40 – 49, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 303: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread case
  • Case 304: 20 – 29, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 305: 60 – 69, at home recovering, community spread case 
  • Case 306: 60 – 69, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 307: 80+, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 308: 40 – 49, at home recovering, community spread case
  • Case 309: 40 – 49, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 310: 40 – 49, asymptomatic, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 311: case is still under investigation
  • Case 312: 60 – 69, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 313: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread case
  • Case 314: 11 – 19, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 315: 50 – 59, at home recovering, case still under investigation
  • Case 316: 50 – 59, at home recovering, case still under investigation
  • Case 317: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread case
  • Case 318: 40 – 49, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case

Hospitalizations

Five of the nine hospitalized cases are considered to be in critical condition, one of which was a child who was transported to Cook Children’s Hospital on Sunday, June 28.

The following cases are currently hospitalized:

  • Case 138: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 143: 40 – 49, stable condition
  • Case 144: 40 – 49, critical condition
  • Case 215: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 231: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 258: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 276: 6 – 10, critical condition, was transported on 6/28 to Cook Children’s Hospital
  • Case 305: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 307: 80+, stable condition

Update on previous pending cases

  • Case 286: 40 – 49, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 288: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread case
  • Case 291: 50 – 59, at home recovering, community spread case
  • Case 292: 0 – 5, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case, no daycare exposure
  • Case 293: 20 – 29, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 294: 50 – 59, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 296: 30 – 39, at home recovering, community spread case
  • Case 297: 11 – 19, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 298: 60 – 69, at home recovering, contact to a previous case

Wichita County has reported 219 new COVID-19 cases since June 15 after confirming 99 total COVID-19 case between March 18 and June 14.

Lindsay Barker, Director of Communication and Marketing for the Wichita Falls – Wichita County Public Health District, said the Public Health District is seeing a large number of cases where the exposure occurred in congregate settings such as churches and bars.

Barker again stressed the importance of staying home if you are experiencing any symptoms or not feeling well.

“Now more than ever, it is important to maintain social distancing, wash and sanitize your hands, wear a face covering, and stay home if you are sick,” Barker said.

COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.

TOTAL COVID-19 TESTSPOSITIVENEGATIVEPENDING
10,4503979,146907
*Totals include State testing numbers from long-term care facilities

Ages of COVID-19 Patients

0-5 6-1011-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960-69 70-7980+
910319477565837187

Isolation Status

AT HOME/ACTIVEHOSPITALRECOVEREDDEATH
29512882
*No pending tests from long-term care facilities

For more information and updates on cases, click here.

Updated Wednesday, July 1 at 6:42 p.m.


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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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