WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A massive increase in new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County is impacting local learning institutions.
As of Thursday, November 12, 42 students at Wichita Falls Independent School District schools have tested positive for COVID-19.
Four new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday.
In addition, 22 WFISD teachers or staff members have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with four new cases reported Thursday.
Midwestern State University reported one new student and two additional staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.
Two students have also recovered from COVID-19, according to MSU Texas’ COVID-19 webpage.
Five students are currently staying in the campus housing isolation block.
Currently, there are 38 active COVID-19 cases on MSU’s campus, with 33 students and 5 staff members listed as active cases.