Montgomery County COVID-19 Update for November 25, 2020
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 193 to 16,982 since Tuesday’s (11/24) report.
• ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 increased by 102 to 2,859 since Tuesday’s (11/24) report.
• 19 residents are known, as a result of contact investigations, to be in the hospital. Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases.
• 10,592 people have clinically recovered.
The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County is 12%. This number is updated weekly on Wednesdays. You can find more information here: https://sph.uth.edu/dept/bads/covid19-dashboard.
Our next release, including infographics, will return November 30, 2020.
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.
Do you have questions regarding COVID-19 or COVID-19 testing? The Montgomery County COVID-19 Call Center’s number is 936-523-3916. The call center will be closed until Monday, November 30th at 8:00 am as we observe the Thanksgiving holiday.