July 9 data: 1 new death reported in Katy-area Harris County ZIP codes

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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)


Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Katy-area have reached 3,251, according to data available at 4:05 p.m. July 9.

This is a day-over-day increase of 89 cases. July 8 saw a daily increase of 139 cases, while July 7 saw a daily increase of 122.

These numbers reflect data available on Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties’ respective COVID-19 information dashboards for seven Katy-area ZIP codes.

Only Harris County is providing full data on recoveries, deaths and active cases at the ZIP code level. About half of its 2,832 confirmed Katy-area cases have recovered. One new death in ZIP code 77084 was reported July 9, for a total of 16 cases that have died.

Waller County is providing partial data at the ZIP code level, and Fort Bend County is only providing confirmed COVID-19 cases at the ZIP code level.


None of the three 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 2,832, according to data available at 4:05 p.m. July 9.

One new death was reported in ZIP code 77084, bringing the total deaths among Katy-area ZIP codes in Harris County to 16.

Active cases total 1,413, while recoveries total 1,403, per July 9 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 4:05 p.m. July 9 shows the number of confirmed cases in three Katy-area ZIP codes in Fort Bend County grew day over day by four, to 409.



Waller County

Waller County last updated its case count data July 7 on its coronavirus webpage.

According to the July 7 update, accessed at 4:05 p.m. July 9, the Katy area has 10 confirmed cases. Of those, all have recovered.

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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