Montgomery County COVID-19 Update for January 11, 2022

By: Misti Willingham
| Published 01/11/2022


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX -- Montgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, can confirm we have reached an all-time high of COVID-19 active cases in Montgomery County.

Those who have been vaccinated and/or boosted tend to have mild symptoms and the majority can recover at home. Need to find a vaccine or a vaccine booster shot? Click here for vaccine sites:

If you are diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19 , please follow the CDC guidance here:

MCPHD reports weekly on Tuesdays, but DSHS updates daily at this link:

Since our last report on 1/4/2022:

• TOTAL cases of COVID-19 increased by 9,548 to 110,225. *Total cases include confirmed (PCR testing) and probable (antigen testing) cases.

• ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 increased by 7,105 to 16,652 (estimated per DSHS definitions).

• Deaths of Montgomery County residents have increased by 13 to 1,153 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, according to data from DSHS.

• Recoveries from COVID-19 have increased by 2,431 to 92,420 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 (estimated per DSHS definitions).

• 307 confirmed cases of COVID-19 are currently hospitalized in Montgomery County. SETRAC data for regional hospitalizations can be found here:

The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County has increased to 38%, up from 23% last week.
Source: UT Health, School of Public Health

The COVID-19 dashboard for Montgomery County can be found here:

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:

· Get tested if you feel sick.

· 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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