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.
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 401: 30 – 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.
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Ages of COVID-19 Patients
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.
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.