CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Fort Bend County now has more than 1,000 confirmed cases of the virus

Here are the latest coronavirus updates in Fort Bend County, Sugar Land and Missouri City. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates in Fort Bend County, Sugar Land and Missouri City. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates in Fort Bend County, Sugar Land and Missouri City. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)

With 45 new cases of the coronavirus reported April 29, Fort Bend County now has 1,018 confirmed positive cases.

Out of these cases, 867 are active, with 74 patients currently hospitalized from the virus.



The county is reporting no new deaths since April 28, keeping the total number of coronavirus deaths countywide at 24.

Statewide, the Texas Department of State Health Services is reporting 27,054 cases of the coronavirus. Fort Bend County has the sixth-most cases behind Harris, Dallas, Tarrant, Travis and Bexar counties.

Fort Bend County continues to update case count information by jurisdiction and ZIP code. Below are graphics showing the number of cases by geographic area near Sugar Land and Missouri City.





By Claire Shoop

Reporter, Northwest Austin

Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition and in December 2021 moved to Austin to become the reporter for the Northwest Austin 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.