25 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Cy-Fair on Oct. 15

Harris County continues to report more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Cy-Fair area. (Community Impact staff)
Harris County continues to report more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Cy-Fair area. (Community Impact staff)

Harris County continues to report more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Cy-Fair area. (Community Impact staff)

Editor's note: This post will be updated daily with the latest data from Harris County Public Health.

As of Oct. 15, at least 20,740 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed across the 10 ZIP codes that fall within Cy-Fair ISD’s boundaries. This includes 1,428 active cases, 19,133 recoveries and 179 deaths, according to Harris County Public Health.


The total number of confirmed cases has increased by 25 since Oct. 14.


Data showed there are 152,977 total cases in Harris County, 21,761 of which are active as of Oct. 15. Find comprehensive data for Harris County here.

From Oct. 5-11, CFISD officials reported 61 new cases, amounting to 152 total cases since the start of the school year Sept. 8. See last week's campus-level report here.

By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.



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