UPDATED: Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Montgomery County, The Woodlands area

The Montgomery County Public Health District reported 220 COVID-19 cases in The Woodlands area through April 28. (Sources: Montgomery County Public Health District, Harris County Public Health, U.S. Census Bureau/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Montgomery County Public Health District reported 220 COVID-19 cases in The Woodlands area through April 28. (Sources: Montgomery County Public Health District, Harris County Public Health, U.S. Census Bureau/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Montgomery County Public Health District reported 220 COVID-19 cases in The Woodlands area through April 28. (Sources: Montgomery County Public Health District, Harris County Public Health, U.S. Census Bureau/Community Impact Newspaper)

This post will be updated weekly with new case counts.

Updated April 29 at 2:36 p.m.

Several more COVID-19 cases were reported in The Woodlands area ZIP codes this week, as Montgomery County’s total confirmed case count rose to 562 as of April 28.

Of those cases, 404 remain active and 146 have recovered, according to information from the Montgomery County Public Health District. Twelve county residents have died of complications related to the virus. Harris County, which includes the Village of Creekside Park in ZIP code 77389, has reported 5,986 cases of the new coronavirus as of April 28.

Among county ZIP codes within Community Impact Newspaper’s The Woodlands coverage area, ZIP code 77386 maintained the highest count of confirmed cases with 73; that area also has the highest population in the area with an estimated 54,802 residents. ZIP codes 77381 and 77384 have recorded the fewest number of cases locally, with 15 each. Six of the county’s 12 deaths have been reported in ZIP code 77382.


Here are the case numbers for ZIP codes in The Woodlands area per April 28 data from the Montgomery and Harris county health departments, as well as population estimates for each ZIP code from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey five-year estimates.

  • 77380: 29 cases (25,879 population)

  • 77381: 15 cases (36,507 population)

  • 77282: 53 cases (39,861 population)

  • 77384: 15 cases (17,926 population)

  • 77385: 35 cases (25,572 population)

  • 77386: 73 cases (54,802 population)

  • 77389: 36 cases (35,349 population)


Updated April 22 at 12:36 p.m.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Montgomery County continued to climb this week, with more than 100 new cases reported from April 14-21.

The county’s highest case totals as of April 21 remained in two ZIP codes included in Community Impact Newspaper's The Woodlands coverage area. ZIP code 77386 now stands at 54 total cases and ZIP code 77382 has recorded 47 cases. ZIP codes 77381 and 77384 have the lowest totals in The Woodlands area with 11 and 10 confirmed cases, respectively.

After previously reporting ranges of coronavirus cases per ZIP code rather than exact totals, the Harris County Public Health Department released an interactive map April 20 including the number of confirmed cases in each area. ZIP code 77389, which the county reported had between 11 and 20 confirmed cases last week, now stands at 29 total cases.

Here are the case numbers for The Woodlands-area ZIP codes per April 21 data from the Montgomery and Harris county health departments, as well as population estimates for each ZIP code from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey five-year estimates.


  • 77380: 23 cases (25,879 population)



  • 77381: 11 cases (36,507 population)



  • 77282: 47 cases (39,861 population)



  • 77384: 10 cases (17,926 population)



  • 77385: 29 cases (25,572 population)



  • 77386: 54 cases (54,802 population)



  • 77389: 29 cases (35,349 population)




As of April 21, Montgomery County has reported 417 confirmed coronavirus cases. Of those, 286 remain active, 124 cases have recovered and seven cases have resulted in death. Harris County has recorded 5,143 total cases as of April 21 including 3,804 active cases, 1,260 recovered cases and 79 deaths.

Montgomery County’s interactive map of coronavirus cases by ZIP code may be viewed here, and Harris County’s interactive map may be viewed here.

Posted April 15 at 1:04 p.m.

More than one month after Montgomery County reported its first confirmed coronavirus case, the county’s total case count has risen to 308 with more than 150 cases in The Woodlands area.

As of April 14, the three ZIP codes identified as having the most confirmed coronavirus cases in Montgomery County are located in The Woodlands area. Forty-six cases—the highest number in the county—were reported in ZIP code 77386, including Oak Ridge North and the Rayford Road corridor in Spring. That area is home to around 54,802 residents and has a median annual household income of $108,029, according to the U.S Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey five-year estimates.

ZIP code 77382, including portions of the villages of Sterling Ridge and Alden Bridge, was identified as having the second-most confirmed cases in the county with 45. Four of the county’s six confirmed coronavirus-related deaths, all men between the ages of 80 and 99, were reported in the ZIP code, including three residents of The Conservatory at Alden Bridge. That area in the northwest portion of The Woodlands is home to around 39,861 residents and has a median annual household income of $134,383, according to census data.

ZIP code 77385, including portions of Oak Ridge North, Shenandoah, the Village of College Park and unincorporated Conroe, had 25 reported cases by April 14. That area east of I-45 is home to 25,572 residents and has a median annual household income of $94,226, according to census data.

Other Montgomery County ZIP codes with more than 20 confirmed coronavirus cases include 77356, with 23 cases, and 77365, with 24 cases. Of the county's 308 total confirmed cases, 95 had recovered as of April 14. Montgomery County is home to 554,445 residents and has a median annual household income of $77,416, according to census data.

Harris County reported 3,747 total coronavirus cases as of April 13 with between 11 and 20 cases in ZIP code 77389. That area, including Spring and a portion of the Village of Creekside Park, is home to 35,349 residents with a median annual household income of $125,781. Harris County is home to 4,602,523 residents with a median annual household income of $60,146, according to census data.

Here are the case numbers for The Woodlands-area ZIP codes in Montgomery County as of April 14 and Harris County as of April 13:


  • 77380: 18 cases (25,879 population)



  • 77381: 10 cases (36,507 population)



  • 77282: 45 cases (39,861 population)



  • 77384: 8 cases (17,926 population)



  • 77385: 25 cases (25,572 population)



  • 77386: 46 cases (54,802 population)



  • 77389: 11-20 cases (35,349 population)




To view a map of Montgomery County's coronavirus cases by ZIP code, click here. To view a map of Harris County's coronavirus cases by ZIP code, click here.
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2019 as a reporter for The Woodlands area and began working as Austin's City Hall reporter in April 2021.