Three new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported in Montgomery County on May 20.
The victims included a Conroe woman in her 60s, a Conroe man in his 80s and a Kingwood woman in her 80s, according to the Montgomery County Public Health District. All were previously hospitalized.
The county also reported 13 new COVID-19 cases from May 19-20, bringing the county's total case count to 861. Since yesterday, the number of active cases decreased by 30 to 509 including 43 who are hospitalized. A total of 331 county residents have recovered.
According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, 12,428 COVID-19 tests had been administered in Montgomery County as of May 19. Based on the county's May 19 case total of 848, 6.82% of tests performed were positive.
On Monday, the county health district said case numbers are expected to rise alongside the recent increase in local testing.