With 131 new coronavirus cases reported July 2, Fort Bend County nears 4,000th case

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Fort Bend County. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Fort Bend County. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Fort Bend County. (Community Impact staff)

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services reported 131 new cases of the coronavirus and two additional deaths July 2.

With the new cases, Fort Bend County has seen a total of 3,999 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. To date, 56 Fort Bend County residents have died from the coronavirus, and 1,365 have been reported to recover, leaving 2,578 active cases.



Additionally, the number of patients being treated for the coronavirus in Fort Bend County hospitals increased by 32 to 266 on July 2, according to data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council. Of the 266 coronavirus patients, 55 are in the intensive care unit, up four from one day prior.


Coronavirus cases in Sugar Land and Missouri City






Data in this story is up to date as of 5 p.m. July 2. Find more coverage of the coronavirus in the Sugar Land and Missouri City area here.
By Claire Shoop

Reporter, Sugar Land/Missouri City

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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