WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Friday no deaths related to COVID-19.
The Health District also reported 20 new COVID-19 cases, 30 hospitalizations and 161 new recoveries in Wichita County.
New Cases in Wichita County
The Public Health District also confirmed Friday 20 new coronavirus cases in the county, bringing the current total case number to 14,358.
Totals for the week ending February 12 are as follows:
Total new cases – 183
Total Hospitalizations – 30
Average Positivity Rate – 8%
Hospitalizations in Wichita County
30 COVID-19 patients were listed as hospitalized in Friday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with 3 patients reported to be in critical condition.
Find the hospitalization report below:
Vaccines in Wichita County
Find the number of people in Wichita County who have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Wichita County below:
First Dose — 16,105
Second Dose — 7,004
Wichita County is currently in Phase 1A and Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccine distribution in accordance with the Texas Department of State Health Services guidelines.
In partnership with the Wichita Falls – Wichita County Public Health District, GoGetTested will be providing fast, easy and accessible COVID-19 testing for all.
GoGetTested has opened it’s COVID Response Operating System and mobile testing sites in Wichita Falls at the MPEC, located at 1000 5th Street in Wichita Falls.
All tests are free of charge, regardless of whether or not the individual being tested is insured.
Hours of operation for the site are 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. You can schedule an appointment online, although an appointment is not required in order to be tested.
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.