Houston-area coronavirus count: 237 new cases, 148 recoveries, six deaths confirmed May 14
The nine-county Greater Houston area has seen at least 200 new cases confirmed in each of the past four days. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
A total of 237 new cases, 148 recoveries and six deaths were confirmed in the Greater Houston area May 14, according to public health officials.
The nine-county area has seen at least 200 new cases confirmed in each of the past four days. The city of Houston has now confirmed at least 100 cases alone in each of the past four days.
Active cases in the area's five most populous counties—Harris, Fort Bend, Galveston, Brazoria and Montgomery—have increased 541 cases since Sunday, while 412 recoveries have been confirmed over that time.
Active cases in Galveston County have been declining over the past week. Galveston had 233 active cases as of May 14, down from 250 active cases a week ago and 266 active cases on May 4.
The total death toll in the nine-county area is now 284. Roughly 2.3% of the area's 12,644 confirmed cases have died.