20 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita Co., 10 hospitalized, total now 250

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls–Wichita County Public Health District reported 20 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday bringing the county’s current total case number to 250. Of those 20 new cases, half of them are hospitalized.

According to Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker, one of the hospitalized patients is in critical condition.

Barker stated there are three updates to previous cases.

  • Case 223: 50 – 59, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 228: 6 – 19, at home recovering, community spread, no daycare exposure
  • Case 229: 20 – 29, at home recovering, contact to a previous case

The following information is available for the 20 new COVID-19 cases.

  • Case 231: 60 – 69, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 232: 30 – 39, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 233: 60 – 69, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 234: 30 – 39, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 235: 50 – 59, hospitalized in stable condition, case still under investigation
  • Case 236: 40 – 49, hospitalized in stable condition, case still under investigation
  • Case 237: 50 – 59, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 238: 20 – 29, at home recovering, case still under investigation
  • Case 239: 60 – 69, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 240: 50 – 59, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 241: 30 – 39, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 242: 30 – 39, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 243: 50 – 59, at home recovering, case still under investigation
  • Case 244: 50 – 59 at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 245: 30 – 39, at home recovering, case still under investigation
  • Case 246: 30 – 39, at home recovering, case still under investigation
  • Case 247: 50 – 59, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 248: 50 – 59, at home recovering, case still under investigation
  • Case 249: 6 – 19, at home recovering, community spread, no daycare exposure
  • Case 250: 50 – 59, at home recovering, community spread

The following cases are hospitalized.

  • Case 117: 30 – 39, stable condition
  • Case 143: 40 – 49, stable condition
  • Case 144: 40 – 49, critical condition
  • Case 149: 30 – 39, stable condition
  • Case 158: 30 – 39, stable condition
  • Case 176: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 215: 70+, stable condition
  • Case 226: 50 – 59, stable condition
  • Case 235: 50 – 50, stable condition
  • Case 236: 40 – 49, stable condition

This is a developing story. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage for the latest.


A total of 99 total cases were reported between March 18 and June 14.

Mon (6/15)Tue (6/16)Wed (6/17)Thu (6/18)Fri (6/19)Mon (6/22)Tue (6/23)
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Click the dates above to view the Wichita County COVID-19 update for that day

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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