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2 deaths, 146 new COVID-19 cases reported in Wichita County

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Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 2:19 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - Two deaths and 146 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Wichita County for Friday.

85 people are currently hospitalized. There have been 762 new cases and seven new deaths reported so far this week.

DateDEATHSAGESNEW CASESHOSPITALIZED
Tuesday, September 7, 2021450s, 60s (2), 70s27694
Wednesday, September 8, 20210--195100
Thursday, September 9, 2021170s14596
Friday, September 10, 2021250s, 60s14685

Last week, there were a total of seven COVID-19 related deaths, 848 new cases, and 80 hospitalizations. 88% of the new cases were not vaccinated; this week, 93% of new cases were not vaccinated.

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District has returned to daily rather than weekly reporting of COVID-19 case numbers, hospitalizations and deaths. Tuesday’s numbers will include numbers from Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (as it was a holiday). They will also report reinfection and vaccine data on Fridays.

The Health District has 146 new cases to report today, bringing the total of new cases for the week ending September 10, 2021, to 762. There were seven deaths total reported; Case 17800 (60s),  Case 17359 (70s), Case 17069 (60s), Case 17983 (50s), Case 16703 (70s), Case 17699 (50s), Case 18659 (60s).

For the week ending September 10, 2021, there are 762 new cases, 85 hospitalizations, and 587 new recoveries. The percentage of new cases who were not vaccinated is 93%.

To date, Wichita County has had 145 reinfections (up 21), and of those, 37 are currently active cases; 1 is hospitalized for COVID-related symptoms. There is also a total of 450 vaccine breakthrough cases. Of the 52 new breakthrough cases, 51 are symptomatic, 15 were hospitalized, and 12  are currently hospitalized with COVID-related symptoms.

For the week ending September 10, 2021, the positivity rate is 28%.

Total Hospitalizations = 85

Stable - 58

Critical - 27

0-5

Stable - 1

6-10

No hospitalizations

11-19

No hospitalizations

20 - 29

Stable - 3

Critical - 1

30 - 39

Stable - 9

Critical - 1

40 - 49

Stable - 10

Critical - 4    

50 - 59

Stable - 7

Critical - 9

60 - 69

Stable - 12

Critical - 8

70 - 79

Stable - 9

Critical - 4

80+

Stable - 7

Additionally, Wichita Falls ISD’s COVID-19 case tracker shows there are 236 active COVID-19 cases within the district, down from 286 cases last week.

208 of those cases are students and 28 are staff members.

For MSU Texas, there are 31 active student cases and one active staff case as of Friday.

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