Wichita County releases COVID update for week of Aug. 5
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The Wichita Falls - Wichita County Public Health District reported one new death, 275 cases and 280 recoveries on Friday, Aug. 5.
Nine Wichita County residents are reportedly hospitalized at this time.
The health district has returned to weekly reporting due to the recent rise in cases. Details on Aug. 5′s numbers can be found below:
“From the period of July 30,2022 - August 5, 2022, the Health District is reporting 275 new cases. 1 death, 9 hospitalizations and 280 recoveries.
There are 40 (15%) new cases who are up to date on their vaccinations. There are 235 (85%) new cases who are not up to date on their vaccinations. There are 88 new re-infection cases. Of those, 11 (12.5%) are up to date on their vaccinations; 77 (87.5%) are not up to date on their vaccinations. Of the 9 individuals hospitalized today, 5 are vaccine breakthrough cases; of the 5, 0 are up to date and 5 have completed their primary series, but are not up to date.
Of the 9 individuals hospitalized today, 2 are re-infections. Positivity Rate = 34.7%”
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