9 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 nine new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. There were also 10 new recoveries and no new deaths.

There are now a total of 14,953 cases in Wichita County, with 43 of them still being active.

39 patients are recovering at home while four are in the hospital. At last check, there are two patients in critical condition.

There have been 328 total COVID-19 related deaths, 14,582 recoveries and 82,248 negative tests in Wichita County.

8 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 - 37,119
  • Second dose - 29,066

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The Health District has no deaths to report today. There are 14 new cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 5 new recoveries. To date, Wichita County has had 52 reinfections and of those, 5 are currently active cases. There are also a total of 12 vaccine break-through cases, 1 of which was new last week and is symptomatic.

Totals for last week ending April 23 are as follows:

Total new cases - 31

Positivity Rate - 4%

Case Type

Contact = 3 cases

Close Contact = 0 cases

Community Spread = 10 cases

Under Investigation = 18 cases

Travel = 0 cases

Ages

0 – 5 = 1 cases

6 – 10 = 0 cases

11 – 19 = 6 cases

20 – 29 = 5 cases

30 – 39 = 5 cases

40 – 49 = 7 cases

50 – 59 = 2 cases

60 – 69 = 5 cases

70 – 79 = 0 cases

80+ = 0 cases

Total Hospitalizations = 7

Stable - 5

Critical - 2

0-5

No hospitalizations

6-10

No hospitalizations

11-19

No hospitalizations

20 - 29

Stable - 2

30 - 39

No hospitalizations

40 - 49

No hospitalizations

50 - 59

Critical - 1

60 - 69

Stable -3

Critical - 1

70 - 79

No hospitalizations

80+

No hospitalizations


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