WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Friday one new COVID-19 related death for the week ending on April 1, 2022.

The death reported in the county bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County since the onset of the pandemic to 585.

The following case number is for the individual who was reported as COVID-19 related deaths this week:

  • Case 33,980 (60s) NUTD Pfizer

The patient had not been vaccinated, according to the Health District.

For more information on COVID-19 related deaths and how they are reported, click here. Please find the age breakdown of COVID-19 related deaths in Wichita County to date below:

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New Cases in Wichita County

The Health District also reported 8 new COVID-19 cases for the week ending on April 1, 2022 in Wichita County.

The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wichita County since the onset of the pandemic is 33,990.

There are 3 (38%) new cases who are up to date on their vaccinations. There are 5 (62%) new cases who are not up to date on their vaccinations. No new cases were reported as re-infections.

Hospitalizations in Wichita County

The Health District also reported Friday, April 1 two hospitalizations in Wichita County.

Of the 2 individuals hospitalized today, 1 is a vaccine breakthrough case. The 1 has completed their primary series, but is not up to date.  

Both patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 are in critical condition.

Please find the hospitalization report below:

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Active Cases in Wichita County

There are currently 11 active COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, with 2 patients hospitalized and 9 recovering at home.

The breakdown of active cases by city within Wichita County can be found below:

  • Wichita Falls — 9 active cases
  • Burkburnett — 0 active case
  • Iowa Park — 0 active cases
  • Electra — 2 active cases

Weekly Breakdown in Wichita County

For the week ending April 1, 2022, the Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District is reporting a total of 8 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death, 2 hospitalizations and 9 recoveries.

The positivity rate for the week ending on April 1 was 1.7%. The percentage of new cases who were not up-to-date on their vaccinations is 62%.

Vaccines in Wichita County

Please find the number of people in Wichita County who have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Wichita County below:

At Least One Dose

66,653

Fully Vaccinated

59,195

Booster Shot

23,714

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.

As of October 26, the Health District is now offering booster shots for all three COVID-19 vaccines.

As of November 4, the Pfizer COVID-19 pediatric vaccine is available to Wichita County residents between the ages of 5 and 11.

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