71% of new cases were vaccine breakthrough cases

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — On Friday, the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported one death related to COVID-19 to end the week.

The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County since the pandemic began in March to 483.

For more information on COVID-19 related deaths and how they are reported, click here. Please find the age breakdown of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County to date below:

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New Cases in Wichita County

The Public Health District also confirmed Friday 28 new coronavirus cases in the county, bringing the current total case number to 22,698.

According to a release, the percentage of new cases who were not vaccinated is 29% meaning 71% of the cases reported this week were vaccinated.

Public Information Director Chris Horgen also reported Friday 90 new recoveries from COVID-19 for a total of 21,794 recovered cases in the county to date.

The Health District also reported 421 active cases in the county with 406 recovering from home.

Below is a breakdown of Wichita County active cases by city:

  • Wichita Falls — 325 active cases
  • Burkburnett — 31 active cases
  • Iowa Park — 30 active cases
  • Electra — 35 active cases

Hospitalizations in Wichita County

15 COVID-19 patients were listed as hospitalized in Friday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with three patients reported to be in critical condition.

Please find the hospitalization report below:

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Vaccines in Wichita County

Please find the number of people in Wichita County who have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Wichita County below:

At Least 1 Dose — 62,860

Fully Vaccinated — 56,457

Additional Dose — 13,504

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