From May 18 to May 19, Montgomery County's total number of coronavirus cases jumped by 31, reaching 848, according to the Montgomery County Public Health District.
Of those, there have been 291 recoveries. No new deaths were reported today, and the total number of deaths is 18. Of the 539 active cases, 61 are hospitalized.
As of May 18, the county had administered an estimated 11,648 tests, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. As of May 18, the county had reported 817 total confirmed cases, meaning about 7% of total tests have yielded a positive result.
According to the MCPHD's daily news releases, the entity expects case numbers to continue increasing as more testing becomes available. On May 18, the county announced the addition of a third COVID-19 testing site to its countywide test voucher program.