2 COVID-19 related deaths, 169 new cases in Wichita County

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported Thursday two new deaths related to COVID-19 in the county. The patients were in their 50’s and 60’s.

The Health District also reported 169 new COVID-19 cases in the county, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Wichita County to 18,557.

The Health District also reported 83 hospitalizations in the county, a decline of 1 from the 84 hospitalizations reported on Wednesday.

Date New Cases Deaths Hospitalized
08/30 116 4 76
08/31 162 1 83 (+7)
09/01 233 0 84 (+1)
09/02 169 2 83 (-1)

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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A list of frequently asked questions can be found below:

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