2 deaths, 7 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

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WICHITA COUNTY, Texas (TNN) - The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District reported two new deaths and seven new COVID-19 cases on Friday. There were also new 18 new recoveries.

The health district also reported 37 reinfections, with five being active cases at this time, and seven vaccine break-through cases which are individuals who are fully vaccinated who later tested positive for COVID-19.

There are now a total of 14,808 cases in Wichita County, with 83 of them still being active.

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76 patients are currently recovering at home while seven are in the hospital. At last check, there are no patients in critical condition.

There have been 327 total COVID-19 related deaths, 14,398 recoveries and 78,809 negative tests in Wichita County.

2 tests are still pending at this time.

The health district is also reporting the number of people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Wichita County:

  • First dose - 26,614
  • Second dose - 16,987

Beginning next Monday, March 29, COVID updates will transition to Monday, Wednesday, and Friday only. As we progress through the Spring, we will re-adjust the schedule accordingly if needed, depending on the number of cases and our current COVID situation.

There are sadly two deaths to report today; Case 14,716 (80+) and Case 14,703 (70 - 79). There are 7 new cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 18 new recoveries. To date, Wichita County has had 37 reinfections and of those, 5 are currently active cases. There are also 7 vaccine break-through cases which are individuals who are fully vaccinated who later tested positive for COVID-19.

Totals for the week ending March 26 are as follows:

Total new cases - 66

Positivity Rate - 5%

Case Type

Contact = 4 cases

Close Contact = 11 cases

Community Spread = 27 cases

Under Investigation = 24 cases

Travel = 0 cases

Ages

0 – 5 = 2 cases

6 – 10 = 3 cases

11 – 19 = 6 cases

20 – 29 = 16 cases

30 – 39 = 12 cases

40 – 49 = 9 cases

50 – 59 = 10 cases

60 – 69 = 3 cases

70 – 79 = 4 cases

80+ = 1 cases

Total Hospitalizations = 7

Stable - 7

0-5

No hospitalizations

6-10

No hospitalizations

11-19

Stable - 1

20 - 29

Stable - 1

30 - 39

No hospitalizations

40 - 49

No hospitalizations

50 - 59

Stable - 1

60 - 69

Stable - 2

70 - 79

Stable - 1

80+

Stable - 1


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