New COVID-19 cases trend downward for second day in a row

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Tuesday three more deaths related to COVID-19, age 50-59, 70-79, and 80-89.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County since the pandemic began in March 2020 to 421, and nine so far this week.

The Health District also reported 82 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 20,902.

So far this week, 180 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Wichita County.

The Health District also reported 63 hospitalizations in the county, down from 66 on Monday.

This is a developing story. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we work to gather more information.


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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