Montgomery County COVID-19 Update for November 24, 2020

By: Misti Willingham
| Published 11/24/2020

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX – Montgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, urges residents to take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19 this Thanksgiving holiday. Montgomery County cases are on the rise. Please see guidelines for celebrating the holiday from the Centers of Disease Control here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.

We can confirm the following update regarding COVID-19:

· TOTAL cases of COVID-19 increased by 240 to 16,789 since yesterday’s (11/23) report. All 240 new cases were tested in the month of November, and 202 of those were tested since 11/16/2020.

· ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 decreased by 9 to 2,757 since yesterday’s (11/23) report. On Tuesdays, we factor in additional “inactive” cases we have been unable to contact for more than 30 days. We accounted for 176 additional “inactive” cases today.

· 24 residents are known, as a result of contact investigations, to be in the hospital. Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases.

· 10,501 people have clinically recovered. PH staff discovered an inconsistency in yesterday’s total of recovered cases. This has been corrected to reflect the accurate number of recoveries for both 11/23/2020 and today. You can see corrected graphics for 11/23/2020 attached and those for today above.

The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County is 10%. This number is updated weekly on Wednesdays. You can find more information here: https://sph.uth.edu/dept/bads/covid19-dashboard.

*These numbers include PCR and rapid antigen testing. We do not include antibody testing. Have questions? Please go to https://mcphd-tx.org/ and scroll down to the FAQs.

Zip Code 77301
There are 336 active cases reported here.
Of 1,330 total confirmed cases, there have been 12 deaths and 982 recovered.

Zip Code 77302
There are 124 active cases reported here.
Of 382 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 254 recovered.


Zip Code 77303
There are 132 active cases reported here.
Of 461 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 325 recovered.

Zip Code 77304
There are 212 active cases reported here.
Of 649 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 431 recovered.


Zip Code 77306
There are 152 active cases reported here.
Of 453 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 295 recovered.


Zip Code 77316
There are 105 active cases reported here.
Of 327 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 222 recovered.

Zip Code 77318
There are 131 active cases reported here.
Of 319 total confirmed cases, there have been 1 deaths and 187 recovered.


Zip Code 77327
There are 1 active cases reported here.
Of 2 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 1 recovered.

Zip Code 77328
There are 55 active cases reported here.
Of 125 total confirmed cases, there have been 1 deaths and 69 recovered.

Zip Code 77339
There are 45 active cases reported here.
Of 86 total confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths and 39 recovered.

Zip Code 77354
There are 193 active cases reported here.
Of 591 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 394 recovered.

Zip Code 77355
There are 151 active cases reported here.
Of 404 total confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths and 251 recovered.

Zip Code 77356
There are 167 active cases reported here.
Of 536 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 363 recovered.

Zip Code 77357
There are 282 active cases reported here.
Of 744 total confirmed cases, there have been 8 deaths and 454 recovered.


Zip Code 77358
There are 5 active cases reported here.
Of 7 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 2 recovered.

Zip Code 77362
There are 25 active cases reported here.
Of 80 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 55 recovered.

Zip Code 77365
There are 406 active cases reported here.
Of 1,095 total confirmed cases, there have been 15 deaths and 674 recovered.

Zip Code 77372
There are 83 active cases reported here.
Of 248 total confirmed cases, there have been 3 deaths and 162 recovered.

Zip Code 77373
There are 25 active cases reported here.
Of 29 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 4 recovered.

Zip Code 77378
There are 163 active cases reported here.
Of 483 total confirmed cases, there have been 5 deaths and 315 recovered.

Zip Code 77380
There are 196 active cases reported here.
Of 573 total confirmed cases, there have been 5 deaths and 372 recovered.

Zip Code 77381
There are 276 active cases reported here.
Of 664 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 381 recovered.

Zip Code 77382
There are 170 active cases reported here.
Of 505 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 331 recovered.

Zip Code 77384
There are 170 active cases reported here.
Of 503 total confirmed cases, there have been 10 deaths and 323 recovered.

Zip Code 77385
There are 529 active cases reported here.
Of 703 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 168 recovered.

Zip Code 77386
There are 421 active cases reported here.
Of 1,162 total confirmed cases, there have been 13 deaths and 728 recovered.

Zip Code 77447
There are 32 active cases reported here.
Of 41 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 9 recovered.

You can find more information on the SETRAC website, setrac.org.

You can view the case-by-case updates on the MCPHD website here: https://mcphd-tx.org/coronavirus-covid-19/confirmed-cases/. You can refer to the dashboard here: https://coronavirus-response-moco.hub.arcgis.com/.

Do you have questions regarding COVID-19 or COVID-19 testing? The Montgomery County COVID-19 Call Center’s number is 936-523-3916. It is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm, but will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 26th and November 27th.

Follow CDC guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

• If your children have started in-person school, teach them proper hygiene and the correct way to wear a mask. Encourage them to never share masks with others.
• Avoid groups of people.
• Practice social distancing.
• Wear a mask in public or with others outside your household.
• Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently.
• Disinfect surfaces in your car and around your home.

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