Montgomery County COVID-19 Update for October 11, 2021

By: Misti Willingham
| Published 10/11/2021


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 residents to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or obtain a booster shot if eligible.

The CDC has endorsed Pfizer booster shots for those who are 65 years of age and older, immunocompromised individuals and those who work in high-risk industries. For more information, click here.

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You can find the latest vaccination info from DSHS here:

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

• A man in his 50s, from Splendora, died in his home. He had co-morbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19. He was not vaccinated.

• A woman in her 50s, from Montgomery, died in the hospital. She had co-morbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19. She was not vaccinated.

• A man in his 70s, from Splendora, died in the hospital. He had co-morbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19. He was not vaccinated.

We can also confirm:

• TOTAL cases of COVID-19 increased by 226 to 86,402 since Friday’s (10/8) report.

• Of the 226 new cases, 31 are under the age of 12 and not eligible for vaccination.

• ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 decreased by 869 to 4,935 since Friday’s (10/8) report.

• 376 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.

• 80,815 people have clinically recovered.

• Reporting of inactive cases ended as of 10/1/2021. All cases who are not hospitalized or deceased will be considered “recovered” to support past data that the vast majority of patients clinically recover within 30 days.

The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County has decreased to 11%, down from 12% on Friday.

Source: UT Health, School of Public Health
*These numbers include PCR and rapid antigen testing. We do not include antibody testing

SETRAC data for regional hospitalizations can be found here:

Looking for a downloadable case list? The COVID-19 dashboard for Montgomery County can be found here.

Have a question about COVID-19? You can reach the Montgomery County COVID-19 Call Center at 936-523-3916. It is open Monday-Thursday from 8:00am-4:30pm and Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.

Do your part to slow the spread of COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself and those around you is to be vaccinated. You should also:

• 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.

• Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently.

• Disinfect surfaces in your car and around your home.

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