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

The deaths, patients aged 30s through 80s, bring the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County since the pandemic began March 2020 to 515.

The Health District also reported 841 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 28,611.

The Health District also reported 87 hospitalizations in the county.

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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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