Day-over-day confirmed COVID-19 cases in Katy area increase by 18 on June 1

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Katy-area readers. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Katy-area readers. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Katy-area readers. (Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)




Across seven Katy-area ZIP codes, the total number of confirmed positive coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic increased to 1,044 on June 1.

This is an increase of 18 cases since May 31 and an increase of 88 since May 25. 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 reported a total of 552 recoveries and eight deaths out of 899 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 reported a total of 332 active cases in six Katy-area ZIP codes as of 6:50 p.m. June 1.

Additionally, out of the 894 confirmed positive coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 549 recoveries and eight deaths in the Katy-area ZIP codes in Harris County.



Countywide, Harris County has a total of 12,664 confirmed cases, of which 4,979 have recovered and 235 have died. There are 7,450 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 6:50 p.m. June 1, the county is reporting a total of 145 confirmed positive cases in the Katy area, a daily increase of six cases.

Countywide, Fort Bend County reported a total of 1,881 confirmed cases, of which 661 have recovered and 44 have died. There are 1,176 active cases in the county.

Waller County


As of 7:25 p.m. June 1, Waller County Judge Trey Duhon has not reported a new confirmed positive COVID-19 case in the Katy area since May 28.

This means the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases remains at five in two Katy-area ZIP codes in Waller County.

Countywide, Duhon reported May 29 that Waller County has a total of 58 confirmed cases, 21 of which are active.

However, the Waller County COVID-19 webpage reported as of 7:25 p.m. a total of 53 confirmed cases, 35 of whom have recovered, and none of whom 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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