Montgomery County COVID-19 Update for December 29, 2020

By: Misti Willingham
| Published 12/29/2020

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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, is continuing to ask residents to closely adhere to CDC guidelines as Montgomery County, and the rest of the nation, experiences record high COVID-19 active cases. It makes a difference when we all follow these guidelines to help reduce the spread of this deadly illness:

• Avoid groups of people.
• Practice social distancing.
• Wear a mask in public (over your nose and mouth) or with others who live outside your household. Never share a mask with others.
• Teach children proper hygiene and the correct way to wear a mask.
• Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently.
• Disinfect surfaces in your car and around your home.

Click here for the latest CDC guidelines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

Today, we can sadly confirm an additional death related to COVID-19. A man in his 60s, from New Caney, died in the hospital. He had co-morbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19.

We can also confirm:

• TOTAL cases of COVID-19 increased by 2,013 to 26,379 since Wednesday’s (12/23) report. Of the 2,013 new cases, 1,864 were tested since 12/17/2020.
• ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 increased by 963 to 7,771 since last Wednesday’s (12/23) report.
• 48 residents are known, as a result of contact investigations, to be in the hospital. Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases.
• 13,855 people have clinically recovered.

The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County is 14%. This number is updated weekly on Wednesdays.
Source: UT Health, School of Public Health

*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 218 active cases reported here.
Of 2,367 total confirmed cases, there have been 27 deaths and 1,458 recovered.

Zip Code 77302
There are 112 active cases reported here.
Of 800 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 479 recovered.

Zip Code 77303
There are 117 active cases reported here.
Of 778 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 464 recovered.

Zip Code 77304
There are 260 active cases reported here.
Of 1,526 total confirmed cases, there have been 14 deaths and 834 recovered.

Zip Code 77306
There are 61 active cases reported here.
Of 646 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 411 recovered.

Zip Code 77316
There are 237 active cases reported here.
Of 982 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 537 recovered.

Zip Code 77318
There are 115 active cases reported here.
Of 552 total confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths and 294 recovered.

Zip Code 77327
There are 2 active cases reported here.
Of 10 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 8 recovered.

Zip Code 77328
There are 36 active cases reported here.
Of 199 total confirmed cases, there have been 1 deaths and 100 recovered.

Zip Code 77339
There are 51 active cases reported here.
Of 169 total confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths and 72 recovered.

Zip Code 77354
There are 274 active cases reported here.
Of 1,478 total confirmed cases, there have been 9 deaths and 805 recovered.

Zip Code 77355
There are 134 active cases reported here.
Of 857 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 475 recovered.

Zip Code 77356
There are 200 active cases reported here.
Of 1,062 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 581 recovered.

Zip Code 77357
There are 180 active cases reported here.
Of 1,194 total confirmed cases, there have been 8 deaths and 658 recovered.

Zip Code 77358
There are 0 active cases reported here.
Of 7 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 1 recovered.

Zip Code 77362
There are 47 active cases reported here.
Of 228 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 118 recovered.

Zip Code 77365
There are 290 active cases reported here.
Of 1,716 total confirmed cases, there have been 17 deaths and 926 recovered.

Zip Code 77372
There are 61 active cases reported here.
Of 422 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 247 recovered.

Zip Code 77373
There are 0 active cases reported here.
Of 9 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 5 recovered.

Zip Code 77378
There are 126 active cases reported here.
Of 758 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 430 recovered.

Zip Code 77380
There are 232 active cases reported here.
Of 1,081 total confirmed cases, there have been 5 deaths and 589 recovered.

Zip Code 77381
There are 301 active cases reported here.
Of 1,302 total confirmed cases, there have been 10 deaths and 684 recovered.

Zip Code 77382
There are 312 active cases reported here.
Of 1,412 total confirmed cases, there have been 9 deaths and 761 recovered.

Zip Code 77384
There are 204 active cases reported here.
Of 965 total confirmed cases, there have been 11 deaths and 528 recovered.

Zip Code 77385
There are 188 active cases reported here.
Of 1,148 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 658 recovered.

Zip Code 77386
There are 526 active cases reported here.
Of 2,267 total confirmed cases, there have been 15 deaths and 1,165 recovered.

Zip Code 77447
There are 10 active cases reported here.
Of 28 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 14 recovered.

Zip Code 77873
There are 3 active cases reported here.
Of 5 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 2 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.

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.

Click here for the latest CDC guidelines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

Montgomery County Public Health District’s mission is promoting a healthy, resilient community through health education, disease prevention, clinical services, and emergency preparedness. For more information about the Montgomery County Public Health District please go to www.mcphd-tx.org.

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