Montgomery County reports two more coronavirus deaths May 27

The Montgomery County Public Health District said case numbers are expected to rise alongside the recent increase in local testing. (Community Impact staff)
The Montgomery County Public Health District said case numbers are expected to rise alongside the recent increase in local testing. (Community Impact staff)

The Montgomery County Public Health District said case numbers are expected to rise alongside the recent increase in local testing. (Community Impact staff)

Montgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, confirmed two additional deaths related to COVID-19 on May 27: a woman in her 50s and a woman in her 60s, both from Conroe. Both were hospitalized when they died.

These two deaths bring the county death toll to 26.


Meanwhile, the number of active cases decreased to 461, which includes
26 hospitalizations. 439 people have fully recovered. The number of total positive cases has increased by 13, to 926, since May 26.

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, 15,271 total COVID-19 tests had been administered in Montgomery County through May 26. That number includes PCR swab tests, which determine active infections from the new coronavirus, and serology tests, which identify antibodies against the virus to determine past infection.


By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.


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