Three new COVID-19 associated deaths, 300 new circumstances mark new single-day excessive in Wichita County

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Well being District reported Tuesday Three extra deaths associated to COVID-19.

Case 7,767 (60 – 69), Case 10,210 (80+) and Case 6,636 (70 – 79), deliver the overall variety of COVID-19 associated deaths in Wichita County because the pandemic started in March to 198.

No additional info might be launched out of respect for the households.

For extra info on COVID-19 associated deaths and the way they’re reported, click on right here.

Please discover the age breakdown of COVID-19 associated deaths in Wichita County thus far beneath:

0-5 6-10 11-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+
0 0 0 0 0 4 9 42 53 90

New Circumstances in Wichita County

The Public Well being District additionally confirmed Tuesday 300 new coronavirus circumstances within the county, marking a brand new single-day excessive for the county bringing the present complete case quantity to 10,592.

Communication and Advertising Director Lindsay Barker additionally reported Tuesday 115 new recoveries from COVID-19 within the county.

The lively case quantity in Wichita County now stands at 3,080, with 2,975 circumstances recovering at house.

Hospitalizations in Wichita County

105 COVID-19 sufferers have been listed as hospitalized in Tuesday’s COVID-19 report for Wichita County with 27 sufferers reported to be in vital situation.

Please discover the hospitalization report beneath:

0-5 6-10 11-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+ TOTAL
Steady 0 0 1 3 1 4 9 16 22 22 78
Important 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 12 10 0 27

Officers with United Regional Well being Care System stated as of Monday, December 28 there have been 111 sufferers with a optimistic COVID-19 take a look at or who’re suspected of getting COVID-19, with 31 in vital care, a big improve in each numbers over the Christmas vacation weekend.

Well being Director, Lou Kreidler, offered the graphs proven beneath through the December 1 Metropolis Council assembly.

Primarily based on the newest traits, the Well being District estimates the top of December, we might have over 1,150 circumstances per week. 

The estimate of 1,150 new circumstances per week averages out to 164 new circumstances per day. This might exceed the capability to conduct case investigation in its present kind.

The second graph reveals the height weekly hospitalization forecast.

If there are not any modifications, primarily based on the newest traits, the top of December, the hospitalizations could possibly be as excessive as 130 individuals per day. 

Throughout Well being Director Lou Kreidler’s common replace at this Tuesday’s Metropolis Council assembly, she implored all of us to take the required steps to guard one another.

“I do know all of us need to be collectively and to have a good time all of the issues we’re grateful for and simply collect with our family and friends however now isn’t the time,” Kreidler stated. “I implore you to make smart selections for you and your loved ones and for the group.”

In partnership with the Wichita Falls – Wichita County Public Well being District, GoGetTested might be offering quick, straightforward and accessible COVID-19 testing for all.

GoGetTested has opened it’s COVID Response Working System and cell testing websites in Wichita Falls on the MPEC, positioned at 1000 fifth Avenue in Wichita Falls.

All checks are freed from cost, no matter whether or not or not the person being examined is insured.

Hours of operation for the positioning are 9:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m. Monday via Friday and 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. You’ll be able to schedule an appointment on-line, though an appointment isn’t required with a view to be examined.

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Hotline hours are eight a.m.–5 p.m. Monday to Friday, and midday–2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The Well being District want to remind everybody that coronavirus is now in our group and that the choices we make now relating to social distancing and following the rules set the CDC will instantly affect how shortly our group recovers from this virus.

If anybody has questions and issues relating to COVID-19 in Wichita County, click on beneath to submit them to the well being division way of e-mail.

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