Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita Co., total now 53

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WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — The total number of coronavirus cases in Wichita County is now up to 53 after officials with the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health District confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 Thursday evening.

Case 51 — The patient is 60 – 69 and is at home in isolation recovering. The patient is a close contact to a previous case.

Case 52 — The patient is 60 – 69 and is at home in isolation recovering. The patient is a contact to a previous case.

Case 53 — The patient is 30 – 39 and is at home in isolation recovering. The patient is a contact to a previous case. 


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COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.

TOTAL COVID-19 TESTSPOSITIVENEGATIVEPENDING
1,40153 1,171177

Age of Patients (years old)

0-5 6-19 20-2930-3940-4950-5960-69 70+
0388101086

Isolation Status

AT HOMEHOSPITALRECOVERED
3788

For more information and updates on cases, click here.

Updated Thursday, April 9, 6:30 p.m.

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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.

As a reminder, Wichita County began a shelter-in-place at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 30 lasting until an order is given for it to end by Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom.

Additionally, the shelter-in-place order instituted in the city of Wichita Falls has been extended until May 5.

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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