Montgomery County COVID-19 Update for February 24, 2021

By: Misti Willingham
| Published 02/24/2021

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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, can confirm COVID-19 mass vaccine distribution continues this week. Multiple providers are providing first and second doses. Please watch your email closely if you are eligible for your first or second dose.

Please note, the Montgomery County COVID-19 waitlist is under maintenance while MCOHEM switches it to a new system. It is expected to be back up and running by the end of the week.

Individual hospitals, physicians’ offices and pharmacies may also have vaccines available to eligible populations. Please check their websites for additional information. You can find a list of providers and additional information on the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) website here: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine-hubs.aspx.

Today, we can confirm two additional deaths related to COVID-19.

• A man in his 70s, from Spring, died in the hospital. He had co-morbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19.
• A man in his 70s, from Magnolia, 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 140 to 44,579 since yesterday’s (2/23) report. Of the 140 new cases, 131 were tested since 2/11/2021.
• ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 increased by 77 to 3,188 since yesterday’s (2/23) report.
• 79 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.
• 21,733 people have clinically recovered.

The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County has decreased to 13%, down from 15% last week. 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.

Zip Code 77301
There are 173 active cases reported here.
Of 3,595 total confirmed cases, there have been 32 deaths and 2,223 recovered.

Zip Code 77302
There are 93 active cases reported here.
Of 1,400 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 726 recovered.

Zip Code 77303
There are 95 active cases reported here.
Of 1,361 total confirmed cases, there have been 8 deaths and 672 recovered.

Zip Code 77304
There are 210 active cases reported here.
Of 2,819 total confirmed cases, there have been 24 deaths and 1,278 recovered.

Zip Code 77306
There are 64 active cases reported here.
Of 1,084 total confirmed cases, there have been 8 deaths and 553 recovered.

Zip Code 77316
There are 142 active cases reported here.
Of 1,857 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 899 recovered.

Zip Code 77318
There are 92 active cases reported here.
Of 1,076 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 490 recovered.

Zip Code 77327
There are 0 active cases reported here.
Of 8 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 6 recovered.

Zip Code 77328
There are 34 active cases reported here.
Of 390 total confirmed cases, there have been 1 deaths and 157 recovered.

Zip Code 77339
There are 32 active cases reported here.
Of 466 total confirmed cases, there have been 5 deaths and 140 recovered.

Zip Code 77354
There are 194 active cases reported here.
Of 2,757 total confirmed cases, there have been 13 deaths and 1,376 recovered.

Zip Code 77355
There are 159 active cases reported here.
Of 1,596 total confirmed cases, there have been 8 deaths and 766 recovered.

Zip Code 77356
There are 201 active cases reported here.
Of 2,071 total confirmed cases, there have been 12 deaths and 992 recovered.

Zip Code 77357
There are 147 active cases reported here.
Of 2,298 total confirmed cases, there have been 16 deaths and 1,115 recovered.

Zip Code 77358
There are 2 active cases reported here.
Of 33 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 7 recovered.

Zip Code 77362
There are 43 active cases reported here.
Of 411 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 180 recovered.

Zip Code 77365
There are 242 active cases reported here.
Of 3,211 total confirmed cases, there have been 22 deaths and 1,477 recovered.

Zip Code 77372
There are 56 active cases reported here.
Of 738 total confirmed cases, there have been 6 deaths and 369 recovered.

Zip Code 77373
There are 5 active cases reported here.
Of 6 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 1 recovered.

Zip Code 77378
There are 104 active cases reported here.
Of 1,273 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 613 recovered.

Zip Code 77379
There are 2 active cases reported here.
Of 2 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 0 recovered.

Zip Code 77380
There are 151 active cases reported here.
Of 1,952 total confirmed cases, there have been 4 deaths and 960 recovered.

Zip Code 77381
There are 173 active cases reported here.
Of 2,277 total confirmed cases, there have been 11 deaths and 1,200 recovered.

Zip Code 77382
There are 156 active cases reported here.
Of 2,644 total confirmed cases, there have been 10 deaths and 1,332 recovered.

Zip Code 77384
There are 136 active cases reported here.
Of 1,812 total confirmed cases, there have been 15 deaths and 908 recovered.

Zip Code 77385
There are 171 active cases reported here.
Of 2,107 total confirmed cases, there have been 7 deaths and 1,047 recovered.

Zip Code 77386
There are 287 active cases reported here.
Of 4,122 total confirmed cases, there have been 19 deaths and 1,937 recovered.

Zip Code 77447
There are 11 active cases reported here.
Of 102 total confirmed cases, there have been 0 deaths and 33 recovered.

Zip Code 77873
There are 3 active cases reported here.
Of 18 total confirmed cases, there have been 1 deaths and 6 recovered.

SETRAC data for regional hospitalizations was last updated 2/23/2021. Updates can be found here: https://bit.ly/3jwhdiV.

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 your part to slow the spread 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.

As supply and eligibility increases, get vaccinated.

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