MAP: Where are confirmed coronavirus cases located in Fort Bend County?

Precinct 4, which encompasses most of Sugar Land, is reporting the highest percentage of confirmed Fort Bend County cases. (Community Impact staff)
Precinct 4, which encompasses most of Sugar Land, is reporting the highest percentage of confirmed Fort Bend County cases. (Community Impact staff)

Precinct 4, which encompasses most of Sugar Land, is reporting the highest percentage of confirmed Fort Bend County cases. (Community Impact staff)

Editor's note: This story was updated to show that Precinct 3 is reporting 21% of Fort Bend County's coronavirus cases.

Fort Bend County Precinct 4, which encompasses the majority of Sugar Land, has seen the most confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to data released April 1 by the county.


As of April 1, Fort Bend County has recorded 194 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Out of those cases, nine people have recovered from the illness, and two have died.

Precinct 4, which is represented by Commissioner Ken DeMerchant, has reported 31% of the coronavirus cases in the county, or about 60 cases.

Precinct 1, which stretches from Richmond to Rosenberg and Needville, has reported 25% of total Fort Bend County cases.



Precinct 2, which covers portions of Missouri City, Stafford and Sugar Land, has reported 23% of all Fort Bend County coronavirus cases.

Precinct 3, which includes Fulshear and a portion of Katy, is reporting 21% of county cases, or about 41 cases.

Other data from the county shows that in Fort Bend County, 40-49 year olds make up 22% of confirmed coronavirus—the largest percentage by age group. The county reports 1% of people who have tested positive for coronavirus are between ages 0-17; 10% are 18-29; 14% are 30-39; 20% are 50-59; 19% are 60-69; and 14% are 70 or older.

In Fort Bend County, confirmed cases also skew slightly female, as 54% of coronavirus patients thus far are female and 46% are male.

Additionally, most people with the coronavirus—around 77%—are at home, while 18% have been hospitalized, 5% have recovered and 1% have died.

By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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