New COVID-19 case reports down 2.7% in Cy-Fair month over month in August

Active case totals were mainly flat during the beginning of August and began trending downward by midmonth. (Courtesy Shutterstock)
Active case totals were mainly flat during the beginning of August and began trending downward by midmonth. (Courtesy Shutterstock)

Active case totals were mainly flat during the beginning of August and began trending downward by midmonth. (Courtesy Shutterstock)

At least 4,283 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed among residents of the 10 ZIP codes that fall within Cy-Fair ISD’s boundaries during August, according to Harris County Public Health. This was a slight decrease over the month of July, when 4,404 new cases were reported locally.

By Aug. 31, the community had seen 12,830 total confirmed cases—including recovered and active cases. This is a 50% increase in cases from Aug. 1, when the region had seen 8,547 total cases.


Active case totals were mainly flat during the beginning of August and began trending downward by midmonth.

Additionally, 53 Cy-Fair residents died from the virus in August. ZIP code 77065 had no new deaths during the month of August, and 77449 had 14 deaths related to COVID-19.


See a breakdown by ZIP code below to find out which parts of the community saw higher case counts throughout month:


  • 77040: 277 new cases, five deaths

  • 77041: 170 new cases, four deaths

  • 77064: 228 new cases, nine deaths

  • 77065: 152 new cases, no deaths

  • 77070: 198 new cases, three deaths

  • 77084: 612 new cases, seven deaths

  • 77095: 409 new cases, five deaths

  • 77429: 417 new cases, three deaths

  • 77433: 571 new cases, three deaths

  • 77449: 1,249 new cases, 14 deaths

By Danica Lloyd
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She covers education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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