Fort Bend County coronavirus updates: County confirms 19 new cases, two deaths May 12

Here is the latest coronavirus update from Fort Bend County. (Community Impact staff)
Here is the latest coronavirus update from Fort Bend County. (Community Impact staff)

Here is the latest coronavirus update from Fort Bend County. (Community Impact staff)

Fort Bend County has reported a total of 1,404 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of May 12, including a total of 240 recoveries and 40 deaths.

County Judge KP George has been providing daily case count updates via Facebook, and the county continues to update its Community Impact Dashboard with new information daily.

On May 12, the county reported 19 new cases, four recoveries and two additional deaths.

The Fort Bend County residents who died were a man in his 80s and a man in his 40s, both with underlying health conditions, George wrote on Facebook. The man in his 40s becomes the youngest person to have died from the virus in the county.

A total of 138 Sugar Land residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, and 222 Missouri city residents have tested positive for the virus.



At the ZIP code level, Missouri City ZIP code 77459 has 207 confirmed cases, the most of any Fort Bend County ZIP code.

However, Richmond ZIP code 77469 continues to report new cases and now has a total of 196 confirmed cases.

Below are charts with case count information by Fort Bend County jurisdiction and ZIP code.





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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