WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — The total number of coronavirus cases in Wichita County is now up to 46 after officials with the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health District confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 Friday just after 8 p.m.
According to marketing and communication director Lindsay Barker, the 45th patient is in their 30s is at home recovering in self-isolation. Barker said they had close contact to a previous case.
The 46th case is between the 6- and 19-years-old and at home recovering in self-isolation who also had contact with another case. Barker stated the patient developed symptoms on March 31 and was not in school at the time.
As of noon on Friday, April 3, there have been 5,330 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Texas, with 90 fatalities. In Oklahoma, there have been 988 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 38 fatalities.
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COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Wichita Co.
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Updated Wednesday, April 2 at 5:55 p.m.
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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.
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