2 COVID-19 related deaths, 17 new cases in Wichita County

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

The patients, aged in their 40’s and 60’s, bring the total number of deaths in Wichita County since the pandemic began in March 2020 to 477.

The Health District also reported Wednesday 17 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 22,296.

The Health District also reported 13 hospitalizations in the county, down by 2 from the 15 hospitalizations reported Tuesday.

This is a developing story. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information.

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 One Dose

61,714

Fully Vaccinated

55,274

Booster Shot

9,966

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.

As of October 26, the Health District is now offering booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines.

As of November 4, the Pfizer COVID-19 pediatric vaccine is available to Wichita County residents between the ages of 5 and 11.

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