CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) 

COVID-19

STATUS UPDATE AS OF NOVEMBER 29, 2021: 

For the week ending November 26, 2021, there were a total of 91 new cases and 86 recoveries. There were 3 deaths total reported; Case 22,093 (20s),  Case 22,163 (60s), Case 17,337 (40s).

For the week ending November 26, 2021, Wichita County has had 205 reinfections (up 2). There are also a total of 1,059 vaccine breakthrough cases (up 31). 

Of the 12 individuals hospitalized week ending November 26, 2021, one is a vaccine breakthrough case.  
For the week ending November 26, 2021, the positivity rate was 11%. 

The percentage of new cases who were not vaccinated was 66%.



 *Updated Every Friday*

                                                                                                                                                                                            

COVID-19 Daily Reporting 

Date Deaths Ages New Cases Hospitalized
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2 40s, 60s 17 13
Thursday, November 25, 2021 0 N/A 18 12
Friday, November 26, 2021 0 N/A 13 12
Monday, November 29, 2021 2 60s & 80s 36 15

                                                                                                                                                                                            

WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET A COVID VACCINE?

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Health District Hotline: 940-761-7909

Hotline Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM to 5PM

For health-related questions call the Health District Hotline or email covidquestions@wichitafallstx.gov .

To read the new Clearance Procedures for COVID-19 click here: Clearance Procedures as of August 24, 2021

To read Wichita Falls/Wichita County Public Health District Non-Household Quarantine Guidelines: Click Here

 For more information on how to report results from your at-home tests: Click Here

Monoclonal Antibody Infusion HOTLINE: 1-800-742-5990

Monoclonal Antibody infusions are still available. An infusion can be scheduled by contacting the Infusion Hotline. This number is supported by knowledgeable staff that will work with you to schedule an infusion that will be administered by medical staff at your residence or designated location. 

Eligibility requirements are established to assure recipients receive the full benefit of the monoclonal antibody infusion.

To get the process started or answer any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact

1-800-742-5990 or Email: infusionreferral@bcfs.net

Vaccine FAQ's in English: CLICK HERE Vaccine FAQ's in Spanish: CLICK HERE

Vaccine Information

The vaccine is available at no charge, regardless of insurance status, to those who meet the State of Texas criteria. It is important to note, once a vial has been punctured it has to be used within six hours. Please monitor your phone closely and answer all calls if you are on the waitlist. If you do not answer, the Health District will have to go to the next person on the list. They will circle back through the list if and when there is vaccine availability. 

If you have previously tested positive for COVID-19, you are eligible for the vaccine, so long as you are no longer infectious and have cleared quarantine. If you have been directly exposed to COVID-19 within the last 14 days, you will not be eligible for the vaccine at this time.

What To Do If You Want A COVID-19 Vaccine 

  1. Speak to your healthcare provider to see if the vaccines are right for you.
  2. Sign up on the Health District's COVID-19 vaccine waitlist registration form. 
  3. Speak with your physician or medical provider to see if they are administering the vaccine. 
  4. Check with the local Walmarts and CVS Pharmacies, as they are included in the Federal Retail pharmacy list.  CDC Retail Program Locations
  5. Regularly check the DSHS website to see what other locations in Wichita Falls have received vaccines. Some of these locations have started waiting lists. 
    1. Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Locations

To read a full FAQ regarding the vaccine, visit https://txwichitafalls3.civicplus.com/2186/COVID-19-Vaccine-Information.     

The Department of State Health Services has created a new dashboard that shows the number of people vaccinated and doses distributed. A spreadsheet has also been created that shows COVID-19 vaccine distribution data by County. 

Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard 

Texas COVID-19 Distribution by County

COVID-19 Testing - Wichita County Residents   

Data Last Updated 11/19/2021 at  4:20 PM *Updated every Friday
*As the pandemic has evolved, local medical facilities have discontinued reporting pending tests, so those numbers are no longer listed. 
 
Total Number of People Tested   136,809
Number of Negative Tests            114,482
Total Wichita County Confirmed Positive 22,327

COVID-19 Wichita County Deaths by Age

Ages Total Deaths
0 - 5 0
6 - 10 0
11 - 19 0
20 - 29 5
30 - 39 10
40 - 49 19
50 - 59 40
60 - 69 121
70 - 79 117
80+ 165
Total 477

COVID-19 Wichita County Vaccines Given (as of 11/29/21)

People vaccinated with at least one dose 62,052 people
People fully vaccinated 55,526 people
People with an Additional Dose 10,648
CITY ACTIVE CASES (34)
Hospitalizations 111221
Active Cases by Day 111221
COVID CASE CHART W VACC-PIO (25)
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vaccine breakthrough case (11)
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