July 6 COVID-19 data shows 1,017 confirmed cases in Katy-area ZIP code 77449

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Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Katy-area readers. (Courtesy Canva)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Katy-area readers. (Courtesy Canva)

The total the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Katy area has nearly reached 3,000 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Data available at 5:10 p.m. July 6 shows that there are 2,901 confirmed cases across seven ZIP codes in the Katy area. More than 1,000 of these confirmed cases are in one ZIP code in Harris County: 77449.

These numbers reflect data available on the Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties’ respective COVID-19 information dashboards.

Only Harris County is providing full data on recoveries, deaths and active cases at the ZIP code level. Waller County is providing partial data, and Fort Bend County is only providing confirmed COVID-19 cases at the ZIP code level.

None of the counties are providing data on the total number of tests administered at the ZIP code level on their dashboards.


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 confirmed coronavirus cases in the six Katy-area ZIP codes in Harris County totals 2,499, according to data available at 5:10 p.m. July 6.

ZIP code 77449 has a total of 1,017 cases—the highest total out of all Katy-area ZIP codes—of which 560 have recovered and six have died. Its active case count is 451.

Across all six Katy-area ZIP codes in Harris County, the active case count totals 1,202, and accounts for 48.1% of the confirmed cases, according to the June 6 data.


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.

Data available at 5:10 p.m. July 6 shows the number of confirmed cases in three Katy-area ZIP codes in Fort Bend County grew to 392. Nearly 80% of these cases are within ZIP code 77494.


Waller County


Waller County last updated its case count data July 1 on its coronavirus webpage.

According to the July 1 update, accessed at 5:10 p.m. July 6, the Katy area has 10 confirmed cases. Of those, seven are recovered, and three are recovering.

ZIP code-level data is not available for all of these cases.
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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