96 new COVID-19 cases, 38 hospitalizations, 47 recoveries in Wichita County, total cases now 2,665

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls–Wichita County Public Health District confirmed Wednesday 96 new coronavirus cases in the county, bringing the current total case number to 2,665.

Communication and Marketing Director Lindsay Barker also reported Wednesday 47 new recoveries from COVID-19 with 1,792 total recoveries reported in Wichita County.

There are now 847 active COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, with 809 patients recovering at home and 38 hospitalized.

Hospitalizations

The number of patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 continues to rise.

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

The following cases are currently hospitalized:

  • Case 1,876: 50 – 59, critical condition
  • Case 1,943: 40 – 49, stable condition
  • Case 1,955: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 1,961: 30 – 39, stable condition
  • Case 1,985: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,085: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,123: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,139: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 2,151: 50 – 59, stable condition  
  • Case 2,174: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,197: 80+, stable condition 
  • Case 2,227: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 2,264: 50 – 59, stable condition
  • Case 2,317: 60 – 69, critical condition 
  • Case 2,366: 80+, stable condition 
  • Case 2,379: 70 – 79, critical condition
  • Case 2,380: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 2,385: 20 – 29, stable condition
  • Case 2,406: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 2,411: 30 – 39, critical condition
  • Case 2,412: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 2,433: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 2,434: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,460: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 2,462: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,465: 70 – 79, critical condition
  • Case 2,468: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,470: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 2,513: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,544: 60 – 69, critical condition
  • Case 2,545: 60 – 69, stable condition
  • Case 2,569: 11 – 19, stable condition
  • Case 2,581: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 2,589: 30 – 39, stable condition
  • Case 2,598: 80+, stable condition
  • Case 2,605: 70 – 79, stable condition
  • Case 2,621: 50 – 59, critical condition
  • Case 2,635: 50 – 59, stable condition

COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.

TOTAL COVID-19 TESTSPOSITIVENEGATIVEPENDING
30,4143,75225,802860

Isolation Status

AT HOME/ACTIVEHOSPITALRECOVEREDDEATH
1,361742,35338

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

Updated Tuesday, October 27 at 3:45 p.m.

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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