The new cases brings the total number of coronavirus cases in Fort Bend County to 4,524. So far, 1,419 people are known to have recovered from the virus, leaving 3,044 presumed active cases.
Data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council shows that 265 patients are being treated for the coronavirus in Fort Bend County hospitals, down 12 from a high reported July 8.
Of the 265 patients, 52 are in intensive care units, according to SETRAC data. Additionally, a total of 111 of the local hospitals' 122 operational ICU beds are occupied. Coronavirus patients account for 46.8% of patients in Fort Bend County ICUs.
Coronavirus cases in Sugar Land and Missouri City
The charts below show the number of coronavirus cases in an area—both city limits and ZIP codes—the total population of that area and the number of cases per 1,000 residents. Note that city limits and ZIP code boundaries do not overlap.
On July 9, the number of coronavirus cases per 1,000 Missouri City residents surpassed eight. The city has a total of 612 coronavirus cases, with 49 of them located in the Harris County portion of the city. Fort Bend County as a whole has 5.57 cases per 1,000 residents.
At the ZIP code level, there are now more than seven coronavirus cases per 1,000 people in Missouri City ZIP code 77459. However, Missouri City ZIP code 77489, which has a smaller population, has 8.32 cases per 1,000 residents.
Data in this story is up to date as of 5 p.m. July 9. Read more of Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the coronavirus here.