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Montgomery County COVID-19 Case Update – July 31

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Montgomery County Public Health confirmed five additional deaths related to COVID-19. Two hospitalized, a woman in her 60s from Splendora and a man in his 80s from Conroe have died, both had co-morbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19. The three out-of-hospital deaths are males, one in his 50s from Porter, one in his 60s and one in his 70s both from New Caney.

Montgomery County Public Health also confirmed the following:

  • TOTAL cases of COVID-19 increased by 119 to 6,196 since yesterday’s report.
  • ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 decreased by 53 to 2,411 since yesterday’s report.
  • 66 residents are known to be in the hospital, as a result of contact investigations. Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases.
  • 3,613 people have clinically recovered.

Have questions? Visit https://mcphd-tx.org/ and scroll down to the FAQs.

Photo Credit: Montgomery County Public Health
Photo Credit: Montgomery County Public Health
Photo Credit: Montgomery County Public Health
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Take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community:

  • Consider staying home unless it is necessary to leave your home.
  • Avoid groups of people.
  • Practice social distancing.
  • Wear a mask (if it is necessary to leave your home).
  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently.

Montgomery County Public Health’s system is undergoing maintenance this week, and updates to the case-by-case list will not be available until further notice. You can view the list of case-by-case updates from Thursday, July 23rd 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/.

Just a reminder, online registration is now available for COVID-19 testing through the MCPHD/MCHD voucher program. Click on “Need to be tested?” on mchd-tx.org or mcphd-tx.org and follow the instructions. The COVID-19 Call Center’s number is 936-523-3916. It is open Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.

Source: Montgomery County Public Health

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