COVID-19 DATA: See how Katy, Fulshear cases per capita compare to other suburban Houston cities

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Here are coronavirus updates about the city of Katy, city of Fulshear and the Katy area. (Courtesy Canva)

Here are coronavirus updates about the city of Katy, city of Fulshear and the Katy area. (Courtesy Canva)

The city of Katy has a total of 268 confirmed coronavirus cases across three counties, according to data available at 4:30 p.m. July 21 on Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties’ COVID-19 dashboards.

With a population of 18,094 in 2018, that means about 12 out of 1,000 Katy residents has had the coronavirus.

Meanwhile, in the city of Fulshear, Fort Bend County counts a total of 45 confirmed cornaavirus cases since the beginning of then pandemic, according to data available at 4:30 p.m. July 21. With a population of 8,014 in 2018, that means about 5.6 out of 1,000 Fulshear residents has had the coronavirus.

Both Katy and Fulshear’s per capita rates for confirmed COVID-19 cases are less than the city of Houston’s 16.3 cases per 1,000 residents. Other suburban cities across the Greater Houston area range from 16.9 cases per 1,000 residents in Humble to 4.7 cases per 1,000 people in Jersey Village.

Testing data is not available at the city level, and only some counties are reporting city-level data regarding active cases, recovered cases and deaths.

In the Katy area, there are a total of 4,434 confirmed cases since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic across seven ZIP codes. This is a day-over-day increase of 76.

ZIP codes within Harris County have a total of 3,872 confirmed cases, of which 2,173 have recovered and 18 have died, leaving 1,681 active cases cases.


ZIP codes within Fort Bend County have a total of 552 confirmed cases. This is an increase of 28 cases since the county last updated its ZIP code map on its COVID-19 dashboard July 17. Fort Bend County is not providing ZIP code-level data regarding active cases, recovered cases and deaths.

Waller County issued a July 20 update on its COVID-19 webpage. No new cases in the city of Katy or Katy area were reported. All 10 cases has recovered.

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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