277 new COVID-19 recoveries reported in Fort Bend County, per July 24 data

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There are 6,460 total confirmed cases in Fort Bend County, according to July 24 data. (Courtesy Canva)

There are 6,460 total confirmed cases in Fort Bend County, according to July 24 data. (Courtesy Canva)

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services has reported a total of 2,488 coronavirus recoveries, according to data available on the county’s COVID-19 dashboard at 4:15 p.m. July 24.

This is a day-over-day increase of 277 new recoveries as compared to the 2,211 recoveries reported July 23.

The last time Fort Bend County reported more than 200 new recoveries in a day was July 12, when the number of recoveries increased to 1,796 from the previous day’s 1,567.

FBCHHS also reported 108 new confirmed positive cases in the county, dropping the county’s seven-day rolling average of new cases from 140.14 on July 23 to 110.14 on July 24.

However, another three deaths from the coronavirus was reported by FBCHHS. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 88 county residents have died from the coronavirus.


With 2,488 recoveries and 88 deaths, that leaves an assumed 3,884 active cases out of the county’s 6,460 total confirmed cases.

There are 223 total patients with confirmed or suspected cases of the coronavirus in Fort Bend County hospitals, according to data available at 4:30 p.m. July 24 from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council.

This is the lowest number of COVID-19 patients in county hospitals since data reported June 30, at which time there were 182 coronavirus patients.


Coronavirus in Sugar Land and Missouri City


Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sugar Land increased day-over-day by 18, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 696, per July 24 data available at 4:15 p.m. This is approximately 5.87 cases per 1,000 residents.

Missouri City experienced a day-over-day increase of 12 confirmed cases, for a new total of 804. This is approximately 10.81 cases per 1,000 residents.

Among five ZIP codes covering the Sugar Land and Missouri City areas, the day-over-day increases ranged between 7 to 10 cases.
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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