The Texas Department of Emergency Management is bringing its mobile coronavirus testing site to Brookshire on June 18, according to a June 12 Facebook post from Waller County Judge Trey Duhon.

The site will be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 18 at the Brookshire Convention Center, 4029 Fifth St., Brookshire, per the post. The address is about 8 miles west of Katy City Hall.

Individuals who want to be tested for COVID-19 must register ahead of time and will be screened. To register, call 512-883-2400 or go online to

Waller County has hosted the mobile testing previously. The county does not have a permanent testing site.

In the Facebook post, Duhon noted recent jumps in the county's case count.

"Waller County, unfortunately, is consistent with other jurisdictions with the rise in COVID-19 cases," he said. "Just another reminder we all need to do our part to mitigate the spread."

Case data

According to data available at 9 a.m. June 16 from the Texas Department of State Health Services, there have been a total of 90 confirmed positive coronavirus cases in Waller County since the beginning of the pandemic.

Additionally, a total of 1,196 tests have been administered in the county through June 14. The DSHS does not indicate whether these tests are viral, antibody or both.

With a county population of 49,987 in 2018, this means roughly 23.9 per 1,000 people in Waller County have been tested for the coronavirus and 1.8 people per 1,000 received a positive result.

According to data available on the Texas Case Counts COVID-19 dashboard at 9:40 a.m. June 16, there are 89,108 reported cases, and there have been 1.3 million viral tests administered in the state of Texas. Wiith a total population of 28.7 million in 2018, that means approximately 45.8 per 1,000 Texas have been tested for the coronavirus and 3.1 per 1,000 received a positive result.