Fort Bend County reports 219 new coronavirus cases, 367 recoveries, 2 deaths July 25-27

Fort Bend County has reported 6,679 total cases of the coronavirus as of July 27. (Community Impact staff)
Fort Bend County has reported 6,679 total cases of the coronavirus as of July 27. (Community Impact staff)

Fort Bend County has reported 6,679 total cases of the coronavirus as of July 27. (Community Impact staff)

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services reported 219 new cases of the coronavirus over the July 25-27 weekend.

During this same time period, the county also confirmed that 367 additional Fort Bend County residents had recovered from the coronavirus and two more had died from it.

Seventy of the new cases countywide were confirmed July 25, and the remaining 149 were reported July 27.

FBCHHS said effective July 26, new coronavirus data will be posted Monday-Saturday. Case information received by the county on Sunday will be included in Monday's report, the county said in a statement online.

To date, there has been a total of 6,679 confirmed coronavirus cases in Fort Bend County.


Of those who have tested positive for the virus, the county reports that 2,855 people have recovered and 90 residents have died, leaving an assumed 3,734 active cases.

Over the last seven days, an average of 97.71 new cases have been reported each day. Seven-day rolling averages are used to account for fluctuations in data, such as inconsistent reporting over the weekend.

A total of 224 people are being treated for suspected and confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Fort Bend County hospitals, according to July 27 data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council. This number is up from the 212 patients who were being treated for the virus July 26.

Of the 224 patients, 62 are in intensive care units. COVID-19 patients account for 53.4% of all Fort Bend County ICU patients.

There are a total of 116 people in Fort Bend County hospitals' ICUs, meaning that 95% of the hospital's 122 operational ICU beds are occupied.

All data in this story is up to date as of 5:30 p.m. July 27.
By Claire Shoop
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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