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Date: 7/2/2020

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COVID-19 UPDATE

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – Montgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, is saddened to confirm the 37th death related to COVID-19 in Montgomery County. The man, who was in his 90s from Porter, died in a long-term care facility. We offer our condolences to his family.

 

Today, the number of ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 has increased to 960 in Montgomery County. The number of TOTAL positive cases has increased by 96 cases since yesterday to 2,353. Of the 960 active cases who are Montgomery County residents, 24 are in the hospital. 1,356 people have fully recovered.

 

You have the power to keep businesses and restaurants open. This 4th of July holiday weekend, avoid large groups of people. Wear a mask (if it is necessary to be in public), wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently, disinfect surfaces in your car and around your home, and practice social distancing. These actions will reduce your chances of contracting COVID-19.

 

Tomorrow (Friday, July 3rd), MCPHD and MCHD offices will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The next update will be Monday, July 6th.

 

You can find more information on the SETRAC website, setrac.org.

 

You can view the list of 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/.

 

As mentioned in an earlier release, 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. Call the COVID-19 Call Center at 936-523-5040, Monday-Friday 8:00am-3:30pm, for more information. Please note, the Call Center will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Friday, July 3rd.

    

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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