January marks highest number of new COVID-19 cases in Cy-Fair since start of pandemic

COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Harris County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Harris County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Harris County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Harris County Public Health officials confirmed more COVID-19 cases among Cy-Fair residents in January than any other month since the pandemic began.

More than 12,200 new cases were confirmed across the 10 ZIP codes that fall within Cy-Fair ISD’s boundaries during January—up from the previous record of 7,045 in December and about 4,300 in November.

As of Jan. 31, the community had seen nearly 46,000 total confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic. This includes active and recovered cases as well as deaths. According to county data, 16 local residents died with COVID-19 in January.


See a breakdown of January data by ZIP code below:


  • 77040: 882 new cases, three deaths

  • 77041: 657 new cases, one death

  • 77064: 828 new cases, one death

  • 77065: 521 new cases, no deaths

  • 77070: 814 new cases, one death

  • 77084: 2,078 new cases, three deaths

  • 77095: 1,248 new cases, three deaths

  • 77429: 1,278 new cases, one death

  • 77433: 1,645 new cases, no deaths

  • 77449: 2,282 new cases, three 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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