Cy-Fair ISD reports 66 COVID-19 cases among students, staff Oct. 19-25

A Cy-Fair ISD employee distributes meals via curbside pickup for district students during the summer. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)
A Cy-Fair ISD employee distributes meals via curbside pickup for district students during the summer. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)

A Cy-Fair ISD employee distributes meals via curbside pickup for district students during the summer. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)

Officials in Cy-Fair ISD reported 66 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 during the seventh week of the school year Oct. 19-25, including 29 staff members and 37 students across the district.

This brings the district’s total number of reported cases to 283 since the start of the school year Sept. 8. Based on face-to-face learning enrollment, about 0.23% of students and 0.81% of district employees have contracted the virus.

About 61% of students enrolled in CFISD are attending in-person classes during the second grading period. This number is up from about 45% of students during the first grading period of 2020-21.


Cypress Ranch and Cypress Woods high schools tied for the most cases confirmed last week, with six individuals testing positive at each campus, according to district data.

School districts throughout the state are required to report known COVID-19 cases to the Texas Education Agency weekly on Mondays. Weekly data is listed below, and campus-specific data can be found here.


  • Sept. 8-13: four total new cases reported

  • Sept. 14-20: 36 total new cases reported

  • Sept. 21-27: 20 total new cases reported

  • Sept. 28-Oct. 4: 31 total new cases reported

  • Oct. 5-11: 61 total new cases reported

  • Oct. 12-18: 65 total new cases reported

  • Oct. 19-25: 66 total new cases reported

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.