Cy-Fair ISD reports 170 COVID-19 cases among students, staff Nov. 16-29

Nearly 750 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Cy-Fair ISD from Sept. 8-Nov. 29. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Nearly 750 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Cy-Fair ISD from Sept. 8-Nov. 29. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Nearly 750 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Cy-Fair ISD from Sept. 8-Nov. 29. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Officials in Cy-Fair ISD reported 170 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 from Nov. 16-29, including 64 staff members and 106 students across the district. Most of these cases came the week leading up to Thanksgiving break from Nov. 16-22—only 38 cases were confirmed over the weeklong break when campuses were closed Nov. 23-29, according to district data.

This brings the district’s total number of reported cases to 747 since the start of the school year Sept. 8. The district reported 212 active cases and 535 recoveries Nov. 30.

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.


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

  • Oct. 26-Nov. 1: 79 total new cases reported

  • Nov. 2-8: 81 total new cases reported

  • Nov. 9-15: 134 total new cases reported

  • Nov. 16-22: 132 total new cases reported

  • Nov. 23-29: 38 total new cases reported

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 became editor of the Cy-Fair edition in March 2020 and continues to cover education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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