Latest Sugar Land, Missouri City coronavirus case count; plus, number of cases per 1,000 residents

While Fort Bend County as a whole has 1.87 cases of the coronavirus per 1,000 residents, the cities of Missouri City and Stafford have more than three cases per 1,000 residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
While Fort Bend County as a whole has 1.87 cases of the coronavirus per 1,000 residents, the cities of Missouri City and Stafford have more than three cases per 1,000 residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

While Fort Bend County as a whole has 1.87 cases of the coronavirus per 1,000 residents, the cities of Missouri City and Stafford have more than three cases per 1,000 residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

On May 14, Fort Bend County reported 19 new cases of the coronavirus and 21 additional recoveries. At this time, the county is reporting no new deaths.

This new data brings the total Fort Bend County Case count to 1,471, which includes 1,161 active cases, 270 recoveries and 40 deaths, according to the county’s Community Impact Dashboard. There are 50 Fort Bend County residents hospitalized with the virus.

While Fort Bend County as a whole has 1.87 cases of the coronavirus per 1,000 residents, the cities of Missouri City and Stafford have more than three cases per 1,000 residents.

The chart below shows the number of coronavirus cases in various Fort Bend County cities, the total population of that area, and the number of cases per 1,000 residents.



The five ZIP codes that make up the bulk of the Sugar Land and Missouri City communities are reporting a total of 570 coronavirus cases, up two from a day prior. With 3.09 cases per 1,000 residents, Missouri City ZIP code 77459 has the highest concentration of coronavirus cases in the area.


The chart below shows the number of coronavirus cases per ZIP code, the population of each ZIP code and the number of cases per 1,000 residents.



To date, health care providers have performed 6,871 coronavirus tests at the five county-run testing locations. The county does not release information on the number of tests administered at private clinics.

All data is accurate as of 5 p.m. May 14. Fort Bend County reports new cases information each morning, which reflects cases for the day prior. The county warns that all data is provisional and subject to change.
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.