Fort Bend County COVID-19 cases surpass 5,000, per July 13 data

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There are a total of 5,015 confirmed coronavirus cases in Fort Bend County, according to data available July 13.

There are a total of 5,015 confirmed coronavirus cases in Fort Bend County, according to data available July 13.

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services is reporting 216 new confirmed coronavirus cases, according to data available 5:15 p.m. July 13.

The new cases bring the total coronavirus case count countywide to 5,015. Of those, 1,835 are known to have recovered from the virus, and 63 have died from it, leaving 3,117 assumed active cases, according to FBCHHS data.

Fort Bend County hospitals’ intensive care unit beds are 92.6% occupied: Out of an estimated 122 operational ICU beds, 113 are in use by a patient. Of the 113 ICU patients, 64 have a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case.

This data—accessed at 5:30 p.m. July 13—comes from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council.

Out of a total of 730 patients in the ICU and general beds, SERTAC counts 263 as being treated for suspected and confirmed coronavirus cases at Fort Bend County hospitals.


Coronavirus in Sugar Land and Missouri City


On July 13, the number of coronavirus cases in Missouri City reached 653, or about 8.65 cases per 1,000 people.

Meanwhile, Sugar Land’s case count increased to 530, or about 4.47 cases per 1,000 people.


ZIP code 77489—which is within both Fort Bend and Harris counties—continues to have the highest number of cases per 1,000 people out of five ZIP codes across Sugar Land and Missouri City.

ZIP code 77489, with a total of 337 COVID-19 cases, has about 9.22 cases per 1,000 people.
By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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