June 3 data: Katy-area confirmed COVID-19 daily cases grow by 11

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)




Daily confirmed positive coronavirus cases in the Katy area increased by 11 to 1,095 on June 2 across seven ZIP codes.

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 at the ZIP code level. Together, they reported a total of 578 recoveries and eight deaths out of 945 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 number of recoveries across six Katy-area ZIP codes in Harris County increased to 574 on June 3, a day-over-day increase of 11, according to the Harris County 2019 Novel Coronavirus dashboard.

Since May 21, when Harris County began reporting active cases, recoveries and deaths at the ZIP code level, the number of recoveries has increased a daily amount between three and 17.


Meanwhile, the day-over-day active cases has ranged from a decrease of 11 to an increase of 26 between May 21 and June 3.

Deaths have remained at eight since May 21.





Countywide, Harris County has a total of 13,268 confirmed cases, of which 5,215 have recovered and 241 have died. There are 7,812 active cases in the county.

The Texas Department of State Health Services reports a total of 180,083 tests were administered in Harris County from April 21-June 2. The number of tests administered June 2 is a daily increase of 4,651 from June 1. The DSHS did not indicate whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.


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 5:40 p.m. June 3, the county is reporting a total of 150 confirmed cases in its three Katy-area ZIP codes. This is a daily increase of one.

Countywide, Fort Bend County reports a total of 1,951 confirmed cases, of which 719 have recovered and 47 have died. There are 1,185 active cases in the county.

The DSHS reported a total of 36,620 tests were administered in Fort Bend County from April 21-June 2. Fort Bend County reports it has performed a total of 13,426 tests at its county-run sites since March 30. Neither the DSHS nor the county indicated whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both. Neither the DSHS nor the county indicated whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.


Waller County


The Waller County COVID-19 webpage reports the Katy area has a total of six confirmed positive coronavirus cases, according to data available at 5:40 p.m. June 3. Four have recovered, and two are active.


Countywide, the Waller County COVID-19 webpage reports a total of 63 cases of which 41 cases have recovered and none have died.

The DSHS reported 930 tests were administered in Waller County from April 21-June 2. This is an increase of 30 from the tests reported April 21-June 1. The DSHS did not indicate whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.
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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