WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Friday zero COVID-19 related deaths for the week ending on April 29, 2022.

The total number of COVID-19-related deaths in Wichita County since the onset of the pandemic now stands at 587, the same as last week. There were no COVID- 19 related deaths this week.

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 Health District also reported 22 new COVID-19 cases for the week ending on April 29, 2022, in Wichita County.

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The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita County since the onset of the pandemic is 34,048.

There are 3 (14%) new cases who are up to date on their vaccinations. There are 19 (86%) new cases who are not up to date on their vaccinations. There is 1 new reinfection case, the one reinfection is up-to-date on their vaccinations

Hospitalizations in Wichita County

The Health District also reported Friday, April 29, no hospitalizations in Wichita County. The last time there were zero hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in Wichita County was June 17, 2020.

Please find the hospitalization report below:

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Active Cases in Wichita County

There are currently 24 active COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, with 0 patients hospitalized and 24 recovering at home.

The breakdown of active cases by city within Wichita County can be found below:

  • Wichita Falls — 22 active cases
  • Burkburnett — 2 active cases
  • Iowa Park — 0 active case
  • Electra — 0 active case

Weekly Breakdown in Wichita County

For the week ending April 29, 2022, the Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District is reporting a total of 22 new COVID-19 cases, 0 deaths, 0 hospitalizations and 14 recoveries.

The positivity rate for the week ending on April 29 was 6.2%. The percentage of new cases who were not up-to-date on their vaccinations is 86%.

Vaccines in Wichita County

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

At Least One Dose

67,001

Fully Vaccinated

59,582

Booster Shot

24,314

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.Click here to register for the Wichita County COVID-19 vaccine waitlist

As of October 26, the Health District is now offering booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines.

As of November 4, the Pfizer COVID-19 pediatric vaccine is available to Wichita County residents between the ages of 5 and 11.Where in Texoma can you get a pediatric COVID-19 vaccine?

  • A previous version of this story said that this was the first week with zero COVID-19 hospitalizations since the start of the pandemic in Wichita County. The story has been updated to reflect that on June 17, 2020 there were zero hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in Wichita County
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