WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Friday two COVID-19 related deaths for the two weeks starting June 10 and ending on Friday, June 24, 2022.
The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County since the onset of the pandemic is 590.
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 Health District also reported 331 new COVID-19 cases for the period ending on June 24, 2022, in Wichita County.
The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita County since the onset of the pandemic is 34,749.
There are 59 (18%) new cases who are up to date on their vaccinations. There are 272 (82%) new cases who are not up to date on their vaccinations. There are 72 new re-infection cases. Of those, 7 (10%) are up to date on their vaccinations; 65 (90%) are not up to date on their vaccinations.
Hospitalizations in Wichita County
The Health District also reported Friday, June 24, 2022, 6 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Wichita County.
Of the 6 individuals hospitalized today, 3 are vaccine breakthrough cases; of the 3, 1 is up to date and 2 have completed their primary series, but are not up to date. 1 is a re-infection.
The Public Health District did not provide information regarding how many patients are considered to be in critical condition.
Active Cases in Wichita County
There are currently 268 active COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, with 262 recovering from home and 6 currently hospitalized.
The breakdown of active cases by city within Wichita County can be found below:
- Wichita Falls — 219 active cases
- Burkburnett — 33 active cases
- Iowa Park — 13 active cases
- Electra — 3 active cases
Weekly Breakdown in Wichita County
From the period of June 10-June 24, 2022, the Health District is reporting 331 new cases. 2 deaths, 6 hospitalizations and 262 recoveries.
The positivity rate for the week ending on June 24 was 25%. The percentage of new cases who were not up-to-date on their vaccinations is 90%.
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
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.
A list of frequently asked questions can be found below: