34 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita Co., total now 397

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls–Wichita County Public Health District reported 34 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the county’s current total case number to 397.

According to Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker, there are now a total of 12 patients hospitalized, seven of which are in critical condition.

  • Case 364: 50 – 50, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 365: 20 – 29, at home recovering, case is still under investigation
  • Case 366: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 367: 80+, hospitalized in critical condition, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 368: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 369: 30 – 39, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 370: 40 – 49, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 371: 30 – 39, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 372: 30 – 39, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 373: 70 – 79, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 374: 20 – 29, case is still under investigation
  • Case 375: 80+, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 376: 60 – 69, at home recovering, case is still under investigation
  • Case 377: 50 – 59, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 378: 11 – 19, at home recovering, case is still under investigation
  • Case 379: 70 – 79, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 380: 30 – 39, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 381: 30 – 39, hospitalized in stable condition, community spread
  • Case 382: 20 – 29, at home recovering, asymptomatic, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 383: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 384: 40 – 49, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 385: 20 – 29, at home recovering, case is still under investigation
  • Case 386: 50 – 59, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 387: 50 – 59, at home recovering, case is still under investigation
  • Case 388: 30 – 39, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 389: 30 – 39, at home recovering, asymptomatic, contact to a previous case
  • Case 390: 11 – 19, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 391: 11 – 19, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 392: 30 – 39, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 393: 50 – 59, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 394: 50 – 59, hospitalized in stable condition, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 395: 20 – 29, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 396: 20 – 29, at home recovering, case is still under investigation
  • Case 397: 20 – 29, at home recovering, case is still under investigation 

Update on previous pending cases

  • Case 245: 30 – 39, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 258: 70 – 79, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 327: 40 – 49, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 328: 11 – 19, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 331: 11 – 19, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 333: 80+, hospitalized in stable condition, community spread
  • Case 341: 50 – 59, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 344: 30 – 39, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 347: 20 – 29, at home recovering, contact to a previous case
  • Case 350: 50 – 59, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 354: 6 – 10, at home recovering, close contact, no daycare exposure
  • Case 357: 11 – 19, at home recovering, close contact to a previous case
  • Case 358: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 361: 50 – 59, at home recovering, community spread
  • Case 362: 20 – 29, at home recovering, community spread

Hospitalizations

Twelve COVID-19 cases are listed as hospitalized in Wednesday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with seven patients listed as in critical condition.

The following cases are currently hospitalized:

  • Case 138: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 143: 40 – 49, critical condition
  • Case 144: 40 – 49, critical condition
  • Case 215: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 231: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 276: 6 – 10, critical condition, remains at Cook Children’s Hospital
  • Case 305: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 307: 80+, critical condition
  • Case 333: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 367: 80+, critical condition
  • Case 381: 30 – 39, stable condition
  • Case 394: 50 – 59, stable condition

One recovery was reported in Wichita County on Wednesday, bringing the total number of recoveries in Wichita County to 88.

The active case number in Wichita County now stands at 307.


Wichita County has reported 298 new COVID-19 cases since June 15 after confirming 99 total COVID-19 case between March 18 and June 14.

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
15,9381,00114,627310

Ages of COVID-19 Patients

0-5 6-1011-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960-69 70-7980+
131588243192154138914423

Isolation Status

AT HOME/ACTIVEHOSPITALRECOVEREDDEATH
2451772910

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

Updated Friday, August 7 at 5:41 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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