Humble, New Caney ISDs see drops in active case counts due to shutdowns

Humble ISD and New Caney ISD have seen sharp decreases in their respective active case counts as of Feb. 25. (Community Impact staff)
Humble ISD and New Caney ISD have seen sharp decreases in their respective active case counts as of Feb. 25. (Community Impact staff)

Humble ISD and New Caney ISD have seen sharp decreases in their respective active case counts as of Feb. 25. (Community Impact staff)

Due to school breaks and winter weather, Humble ISD and New Caney ISD have seen major drops in their respective active COVID-19 case counts.

HISD has a total of 39 active cases, according to the district’s dashboard. Five cases are from employees who work in staff buildings. All three levels of instruction saw drops as the entire district shut down from Feb. 15-19 due to winter weather. Active case counts only include cases reported in the last 14 days.



NCISD has a total of 26 active cases, according to the district’s dashboard. Although NCISD was closed for a scheduled midwinter break and not due to weather, it also saw a drop in its active case count. Middle and high schools saw the sharpest decreases during the district’s week off, as both went from double digits to only four cases each.
By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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