The number of daily confirmed positive coronavirus cases in the Katy area increased day over day by 57, from 1,337 on June 11 to 1,394 on June 12, according to data available at 4:15 p.m. June 12 and 5:30 p.m. June 11.
This is the highest daily increase since June 4, when there was a daily increase of 46, per data collected by Community Impact Newspaper.
This data reflects seven ZIP codes in the Katy area 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. However, Waller County's webpage has not updated its case count data since June 1.
Data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council shows that as of June 11, there were 258 suspected COVID-19 cases and 842 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Greater Houston area hospitals.
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.
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the six Katy-area ZIP codes in Harris County stands at 1,190, according to data available at 4:15 p.m. June 12 on the Harris County 2019 novel coronavirus dashboard.
Active cases stand at 466, per June 12 data. This is an increase of 15 from data reported June 11. Recovered cases, meanwhile, grew day over day by 21 to 714, per June 11 and 12 data. The number of deaths remained at 10.
Countywide, Harris County has a total of 16,188 confirmed cases, of which 6,522 have recovered and 271 have died. There are 9,395 active cases in the county.
The DSHS reported a total of 205,325 tests were administered in Harris County from April 21-June 11. The DSHS did not report any testing data for April 21-June 10 nor does it indicate whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.
Fort Bend County
Fort Bend County’s Community Impact Dashboard is reporting only the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic on the ZIP code level.
According to data available at 4:15 p.m. June 12, the county is reporting a total of 198 confirmed cases in the Katy area. This is an increase of 21 from data reported June 11.
Countywide, Fort Bend County reported a total of 2,358 confirmed cases, of which 975 have recovered and 47 have died. There are 1,336 active cases in the county, of which 24 are hospitalized.
The DSHS reported a total of 73,819 tests were administered in Fort Bend County from April 21-June 11. The DSHS did not report any testing data for April 21-June 10.
Fort Bend County reported it has performed a total of 17,046 tests at its county-run sites since March 30. This is an increase of 527 from testing data reported June 11.
Neither the DSHS nor the county indicated whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.
County Judge Trey Duhon has not reported an update on the county’s coronavirus cases since 11:52 a.m. June 9. The Waller County webpage with COVID-19 case data has not been updated since June 1.
This means according to data available as of 4:15 p.m. June 10, the two Katy-area ZIP codes in Waller County have a total of six confirmed cases, of which four have recovered and two are active.
Duhon said June 9 there are a total of 73 confirmed positive cases in the county since the pandemic began. Eighteen cases are active.
The Texas Case Counts COVID-19 dashboard states Waller County has a total of 90 positive cases, per data available at 4:50 p.m. June 12.
The DSHS reported a total of 1,169 tests were administered in Waller County from April 21-June 9. The number of tests administered through June 9 is an increase of nine from total tests administered through June 8. The DSHS did not report any testing data for April 21-June 10, nor does it indicate whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.