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

Case 3,187, age 50 – 59, Case 3,587, age 80+, Case 3,800, age 80+, Case 3,795, age 80+ and Case 2,688, age 80+, brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County to 65 since the pandemic began in March.

No further information will be released out of respect for the families.

For more information on COVID-19 related deaths and how they are reported, click here.

New Cases in Wichita County

The Public Health District also confirmed Wednesday 139 new coronavirus cases in the county, bringing the current total case number to 4,431.

Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker also reported Wednesday 66 new recoveries from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 2,745.

There are currently 1,621 active COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, with 1,533 patients recovering from home.

Hospitalizations in Wichita County

88 COVID-19 patients were listed as hospitalized in Wednesday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with 33 patients reported to be in critical condition.

The Public Health District has modified their format of reporting hospitalized cases, opting to report the number of stable and critical patients are hospitalized by age rather than individual case number.

Please find the hospitalization report below:

0-5 6-10 11-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960-6970-79 80+ TOTAL
Stable001623612141155
Critical00000131513133

COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.

TOTAL COVID-19 TESTSPOSITIVENEGATIVEPENDING
100,69515,15485,5356

Isolation Status

AT HOME/ACTIVEHOSPITALRECOVEREDDEATH
13214,8093

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

Updated Friday, June 4 at 12:45 p.m.

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Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker said the health of the community remains the top priority for the Health District as the fall school semester begins, and the Health District will continue to work closely with all schools, colleges, and daycare/childcare facilities.

Barker added each school has an individual process in place for positive COVID-19 notifications, and case questions or concerns should be directed to the appropriate school.


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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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