Montgomery County COVID-19 Update for January 7, 2021

By: Misti Willingham
| Published 01/07/2021

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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, would like to encourage all residents to do your part to slow the spread of COVID-19; today, we set a new record of active cases in our county. Until this virus is under control, please recommit to following these guidelines:

• 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.

For information and to check availability of vaccines, please visit the new Vaccination Page on the Coronavirus Hub for Montgomery County here: https://coronavirus-response-moco.hub.arcgis.com/pages/vaccinations.

Today, we can confirm:

• TOTAL cases of COVID-19 increased by 352 to 29,648 since yesterday’s (1/6) report. Of the 352 new cases, 315 were tested since 12/24/2020.
• ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 increased by 144 to 9,373 since yesterday’s (1/6) report.
• 68 residents are known, as a result of contact investigations, to be in the hospital. Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases.
• 14,951 people have clinically recovered.

The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County is 22%. 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 349 active cases reported here.
Of 2,665 total confirmed cases, there have been 28 deaths and 1,552 recovered.

Zip Code 77302
There are 158 active cases reported here.
Of 933 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 534 recovered.

Zip Code 77303
There are 169 active cases reported here.
Of 936 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 511 recovered.

Zip Code 77304
There are 416 active cases reported here.
Of 1,860 total confirmed cases, there have been 14 deaths and 911 recovered.

Zip Code 77306
There are 117 active cases reported here.
Of 752 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 424 recovered.

Zip Code 77316
There are 308 active cases reported here.
Of 1,233 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 618 recovered.

Zip Code 77318
There are 183 active cases reported here.
Of 692 total confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths and 328 recovered.

Zip Code 77327
There are 0 active cases reported here.
Of 10 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 7 recovered.

Zip Code 77328
There are 72 active cases reported here.
Of 260 total confirmed cases, there have been 1 deaths and 116 recovered.

Zip Code 77339
There are 86 active cases reported here.
Of 239 total confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths and 83 recovered.

Zip Code 77354
There are 401 active cases reported here.
Of 1,815 total confirmed cases, there have been 9 deaths and 910 recovered.

Zip Code 77355
There are 202 active cases reported here.
Of 1,025 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 516 recovered.

Zip Code 77356
There are 325 active cases reported here.
Of 1,345 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 671 recovered.

Zip Code 77357
There are 311 active cases reported here.
Of 1,489 total confirmed cases, there have been 10 deaths and 758 recovered.

Zip Code 77358
There are 3 active cases reported here.
Of 9 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 1 recovered.

Zip Code 77362
There are 69 active cases reported here.
Of 277 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 128 recovered.

Zip Code 77365
There are 425 active cases reported here.
Of 2,064 total confirmed cases, there have been 17 deaths and 1,027 recovered.

Zip Code 77372
There are 89 active cases reported here.
Of 496 total confirmed cases, there have been 3 deaths and 264 recovered.

Zip Code 77373
There are 0 active cases reported here.
Of 10 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 6 recovered.

Zip Code 77378
There are 170 active cases reported here.
Of 893 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 465 recovered.

Zip Code 77380
There are 313 active cases reported here.
Of 1,312 total confirmed cases, there have been 5 deaths and 669 recovered.

Zip Code 77381
There are 377 active cases reported here.
Of 1,593 total confirmed cases, there have been 10 deaths and 807 recovered.

Zip Code 77382
There are 491 active cases reported here.
Of 1,810 total confirmed cases, there have been 9 deaths and 879 recovered.

Zip Code 77384
There are 264 active cases reported here.
Of 1,179 total confirmed cases, there have been 11 deaths and 599 recovered.

Zip Code 77385
There are 290 active cases reported here.
Of 1,396 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 746 recovered.

Zip Code 77386
There are 693 active cases reported here.
Of 2,823 total confirmed cases, there have been 16 deaths and 1,351 recovered.

Zip Code 77447
There are 16 active cases reported here.
Of 44 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 19 recovered.

Zip Code 77873
There are 1 active cases reported here.
Of 7 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 6 recovered.

SETRAC data for regional hospitalizations has not been updated for 1/5/2021. Check this link for updates: https://bit.ly/2Mr5o0X.

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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