Montgomery County COVID-19 Update for January 15, 2021

By: Misti Willingham
| Published 01/15/2021

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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, is recommending all residents recommit to CDC guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19.

• 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 sadly confirm an additional death related to COVID-19. A man in his 80s, from Splendora, 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 431 to 33,006 since yesterday’s (1/14) report. Of the 431 new cases, 421 were tested since 12/31/2020.
• ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 decreased by 1,823 to 8,951 since yesterday’s (1/14) report. Due to the large volume of cases accrued over the past 60 days, we will now account for additional “inactive” cases on both Tuesdays and Fridays. Today, we are adding 1,789 additional inactive cases, who are residents we have been unable to contact for 30 days or more.
• 72 county residents are known, as a result of contact investigations, to be in the hospital. Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases.
• 16,486 people have clinically recovered.

The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County is 21%. This number is updated weekly on Wednesdays. Source: UT Health, School of Public Health

PLEASE NOTE, THE OFFICES OF MCPHD WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, JANUARY 18TH IN OBSERVANCE OF THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY. THE NEXT COVID-19 UPDATE WILL BE TUESDAY, JANUARY 19TH.

*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 424 active cases reported here.
Of 28,737 total confirmed cases, there have been 28 deaths and 1,677 recovered.

Zip Code 77302
There are 176 active cases reported here.
Of 992 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 561 recovered.

Zip Code 77303
There are 223 active cases reported here.
Of 1,039 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 535 recovered.

Zip Code 77304
There are 494 active cases reported here.
Of 2,090 total confirmed cases, there have been 15 deaths and 964 recovered.

Zip Code 77306
There are 120 active cases reported here.
Of 757 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 427 recovered.

Zip Code 77316
There are 310 active cases reported here.
Of 1,245 total confirmed cases, there have been 5 deaths and 622 recovered.

Zip Code 77318
There are 206 active cases reported here.
Of 755 total confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths and 345 recovered.

Zip Code 77327
There are 0 active cases reported here.
Of 9 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 6 recovered.

Zip Code 77328
There are 68 active cases reported here.
Of 262 total confirmed cases, there have been 1 deaths and 117 recovered.

Zip Code 77339
There are 83 active cases reported here.
Of 240 total confirmed cases, there have been 2 deaths and 82 recovered.

Zip Code 77354
There are 430 active cases reported here.
Of 2,005 total confirmed cases, there have been 9 deaths and 992 recovered.

Zip Code 77355
There are 231 active cases reported here.
Of 1,097 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 538 recovered.

Zip Code 77356
There are 355 active cases reported here.
Of 1,495 total confirmed cases, there have been 8 deaths and 742 recovered.

Zip Code 77357
There are 438 active cases reported here.
Of 1,851 total confirmed cases, there have been 12 deaths and 885 recovered.

Zip Code 77358
There are 2 active cases reported here.
Of 9 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 1 recovered.

Zip Code 77362
There are 72 active cases reported here.
Of 283 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 129 recovered.

Zip Code 77365
There are 518 active cases reported here.
Of 2,261 total confirmed cases, there have been 17 deaths and 1,074 recovered.

Zip Code 77372
There are 116 active cases reported here.
Of 554 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 280 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 185 active cases reported here.
Of 956 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 492 recovered.

Zip Code 77380
There are 315 active cases reported here.
Of 1,405 total confirmed cases, there have been 5 deaths and 708 recovered.

Zip Code 77381
There are 360 active cases reported here.
Of 1,652 total confirmed cases, there have been 10 deaths and 831 recovered.

Zip Code 77382
There are 481 active cases reported here.
Of 2,020 total confirmed cases, there have been 9 deaths and 998 recovered.

Zip Code 77384
There are 268 active cases reported here.
Of 1,206 total confirmed cases, there have been 11 deaths and 612 recovered.

Zip Code 77385
There are 340 active cases reported here.
Of 1,542 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 786 recovered.

Zip Code 77386
There are 733 active cases reported here.
Of 3,100 total confirmed cases, there have been 16 deaths and 1,442 recovered.

Zip Code 77447
There are 15 active cases reported here.
Of 44 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 21 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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