The number of confirmed positive coronavirus cases in the Katy area grew from 1,449 on June 14 to 1,488 on June 15, according to data available at 6 p.m. June 14 and 5:30 p.m. June 15.
This is a day-over-day increase of 39.
The 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 this data since June 11.
Data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council shows that as of June 14, there were 254 suspected COVID-19 cases and 974 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 has reached 1,273, according to data available at 5:30 p.m. June 15 on the Harris County 2019 novel coronavirus dashboard.
Active cases stand at 511, per June 15 data. This is an increase of 22 from data reported June 14. Recovered cases, meanwhile, grew day over day by 19 to 752, per June 14 and 15 data. The number of deaths remained at 10.
Countywide, Harris County has a total of 17,282 confirmed cases, of which 6,969 have recovered and 284 have died. There are 10,029 active cases in the county.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported a total of 212,622 tests were administered in Harris County from April 21-June 14. The number of tests administered through June 14 is an increase of 5,092 from tests administered through June 13. 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 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 5:30 p.m. June 15, the county reported a total of 209 confirmed cases in the Katy area.
The last time the county reported an increase of cases among three ZIP codes in the Katy area was on June 12, when there were a total of 198 cases. No new cases were reported June 13-14, and the dashboard now states that the ZIP code level data will not be updated on weekends.
Countywide, Fort Bend County reported a total of 2,402 confirmed cases, of which 1,015 have recovered and 49 have died. There are 1,338 active cases in the county, of which 13 are hospitalized.
The DSHS reported a total of 74,945 tests were administered in Fort Bend County from April 21-June 14. The number of tests administered through June 14 is an increase of 752 from tests administered through June 13.
Fort Bend County reported it has performed a total of 17,915 tests at its county-run sites since March 30. This is an increase of 69 from testing data reported June 14.
Neither the DSHS nor the county indicated whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.
The Waller County webpage with COVID-19 case data has not been updated since June 11, but County Judge Trey Duhon issued an update on the county’s coronavirus cases on June 12 in a Facebook post.
He reported the county has a total of 90 confirmed cases, though the state has not provided the county with information about four of these cases.
The Texas Case Counts COVID-19 dashboard states Waller County has a total of 90 positive cases, per data available at 5:30 p.m. June 15.
Duhhon added that about 44 cases have recovered and provided information on 14 new cases that have reported since his June 9 post. None of these new cases were within the Katy area.
This means according to data available as of 5:30 p.m. June 15, 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.
The DSHS reported a total of 1,196 tests were administered in Waller County from April 21-June 14. The number of tests administered through June 14 is an increase of 23 from tests administered through June 13. The DSHS did not indicate whether these totals include diagnostic tests, antibody tests or both.