8 new COVID-19 cases, 34 recoveries reported in Wichita County

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls–Wichita County Public Health District confirmed Friday 8 new coronavirus cases in the county, bringing the current total case number to 808.

New Cases

  • Contact = 1 cases
  • Close Contact = 2 cases
  • Community Spread = 3 cases
  • Still Under Investigation = 2 cases

The ages of the new cases are as follows:

  • 0 – 5 = 0
  • 6 – 10 = 0
  • 11 – 19 = 1
  • 20 – 29 = 1
  • 30 – 39 = 1
  • 40 – 49 = 3
  • 50 – 59 = 0
  • 60 – 60 = 2
  • 70 – 79 = 0
  • 80+ = 0

Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker also reported Friday 34 new recoveries in Wichita County from COVID-19 for a total of 307.

Hospitalizations

17 COVID-19 patients were listed as hospitalized in Friday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with 9 patients reported to be in critical condition.

The following cases are currently hospitalized:

  • Case 215: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 231: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 258: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 367: 80+, stable condition 
  • Case 375: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 40130 – 39, critical condition
  • Case 436: 50 – 59, critical condition
  • Case 444: 70 – 79, critical condition
  • Case 490: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 525: 60 – 69, stable condition 
  • Case 588: 70 – 79, critical condition
  • Case 632: 40 – 49, stable condition
  • Case 637: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 643: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 653: 30 – 39, critical condition
  • Case 682: 50 – 59, stable condition
  • Case 773: 40 – 49, critical condition

COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.

TOTAL COVID-19 TESTSPOSITIVENEGATIVEPENDING
15,84598314,506356

Ages of COVID-19 Patients

0-5 6-1011-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960-69 70-7980+
121587240190152136874420

Isolation Status

AT HOME/ACTIVEHOSPITALRECOVEREDDEATH
2381671910

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

Updated Thursday, August 6 at 5:05 p.m.

Wichita County has reported 709 new COVID-19 cases and seven new deaths since June 15 after confirming 99 total COVID-19 cases and just two deaths between March 18 and June 14.

New Cases in June

New Cases in July


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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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