2 deaths, 17 Confirmed COVID-19 cases for Wichita County, total 1056

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls–Wichita County Public Health District confirmed Tuesday that two more people have died COVID-19 related deaths bring the total to 12. The district also announced 17 new coronavirus cases in the county, bringing the current total case number to 1,056.

  • Contact = 2 cases
  • Close Contact = 3 cases
  • Community Spread = 6 cases
  • Still Under Investigation = 5 cases
  • Travel Related = 1 cases

The Public Health District also reported Tuesday 22 new recoveries in Wichita County from COVID-19, for a total of 769 recoveries in the county to date.

Hospitalizations

17 COVID-19 patients were listed as hospitalized in Tuesday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with five patients reported to be in critical condition.

The following cases are currently hospitalized:

Case 258: 70 – 79, stable condition

Case 40130 – 39, stable condition

Case 436: 50 – 59, critical condition

Case 444: 70 – 79, stable condition

Case 570: 30 – 39, stable condition

Case 643: 60 – 69, critical condition

Case 682: 50 – 59, stable condition

Case 884: 50 – 59, stable condition

Case 918: 40 – 49, critical condition

Case 919: 80+, critical condition

Case 951: 70 – 79, stable condition

Case 957: 30 – 39, stable condition

Case 993: 50 – 59, stable condition

Case 1,007: 50 – 59, stable condition

Case 1,020: 50 – 59, critical condition

Case 1,023: 30 – 39, stable condition

Case 1,040: 50 – 59, stable condition


COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.

TOTAL COVID-19 TESTSPOSITIVENEGATIVEPENDING
16,2651,05614,862347

Ages of COVID-19 Patients

0-56-1011-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960-6970-7980+
141789252201168148954824

Isolation Status

AT HOME/ACTIVEHOSPITALRECOVEREDDEATH
2581776912

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

Updated Tuesday, August 11 at 4:35 p.m.

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Lindsay Barker, Director of Communication and Marketing for the Wichita Falls – Wichita County Public Health District, stressed the importance of staying home if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 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.

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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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