WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Wednesday four deaths related to COVID-19.

The deaths, two in their 60’s, one in their 70’s and one in their 90’s, bring the total number of deaths in Wichita County since the pandemic began in March 2020 to 439.

The Health District also reported 19 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 21,597.

The Health District also reported 59 hospitalizations in the county, down by one from 60 hospitalizations on Tuesday.

DateNew CasesDeathsHospitalized
10/1251060 (+2)
10/1319459 (-1)

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As of Monday, March 29, the Texas Department of State Health Services has opened COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults in Texas.

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.

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A list of frequently asked questions can be found below:

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