Katy-area confirmed COVID-19 cases grows to 965 on May 26

Only Harris and Waller counties are providing data on recoveries, deaths and active cases on the ZIP code level. Together, they report a total of 486 recoveries and eight deaths out of 830 total confirmed cases in the Katy area. (Courtesy Pexels)
Only Harris and Waller counties are providing data on recoveries, deaths and active cases on the ZIP code level. Together, they report a total of 486 recoveries and eight deaths out of 830 total confirmed cases in the Katy area. (Courtesy Pexels)

Only Harris and Waller counties are providing data on recoveries, deaths and active cases on the ZIP code level. Together, they report a total of 486 recoveries and eight deaths out of 830 total confirmed cases in the Katy area. (Courtesy Pexels)


Across seven Katy-area ZIP codes, the total number of confirmed positive coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic increased to 965 on May 26.

This is an increase of 104 cases since May 19.

The data comes from Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties’ respective COVID-19 information dashboards. The total number of tests administered in each ZIP code is not immediately available.

Only Harris and Waller counties are providing data on recoveries, deaths and active cases on the ZIP code level. Together, they report a total of 486 recoveries and eight deaths out of 830 total confirmed cases.

Below is a breakdown of the coronavirus case data for Katy’s three counties. Note that of the seven ZIP codes, 77449, 77084 and 77094 fall fully in Harris County. ZIP code 77441 falls fully in Fort Bend County. However, ZIP code 77493 falls within Harris and Waller counties; ZIP code 77450 falls within Harris and Fort Bend counties; and ZIP code 77494 falls within Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties.


Harris County


The Harris County 2019 Novel Coronavirus dashboard reports a total of 335 active cases in six Katy-area ZIP codes as of 4:40 p.m. May 26.


Additionally, out of the 826 confirmed positive coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 483 recoveries and eight deaths in the Katy-area ZIP codes in Harris County.



Countywide, Harris County has a total of 11,281 confirmed cases, of which 4,479 have recovered and 221 died. There are 6,581 active cases in the county.

Fort Bend County


Fort Bend County’s Community Impact Dashboard is only reporting the total number of confirmed positive coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic on the ZIP code level.

According to data available at 4:40 p.m. May 26, the county is reporting a total of 135 cumulative confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in its three Katy-area ZIP codes.

Countywide, Fort Bend County reports a total of 1,732 confirmed cases, of which 508 have recovered and 41 died. There are 1,183 active cases in the county.

Fort Bend County reports it has performed a total of 10,477 tests at its county-run sites since March 30. The county’s dashboard does not indicate whether the totals are diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.

Waller County


According to data available at 4:40 p.m. May 22, the county is reporting no day-over-day change in the number of cumulative confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in its two Katy-area ZIP codes. It has not reported a change since May 19.

Three of the four cases in the Katy area have recovered. There have been no deaths.

County Judge Trey Duhon reported on Facebook that the county received information for seven new cases to bring the county's new total to 53 total confirmed positive cases of which 15 are active, per a 7:36 p.m. May 25 Facebook post.

The county's dashboard does not report these new cases at this time. It reports a total of 45 confirmed cases of which 36 have recovered and none have died.
By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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