Two deaths related to COVID-19 were reported in Montgomery County May 22, bringing the county's total fatalities from the virus to 23.
The reported deaths include two women in their 70s, one from Conroe who died in a hospital and one from Montgomery who died in hospice care, according to the county public health district.
Seven new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the county from May 21-May 22, bringing the cumulative county case count to 888. The new cases range from people in their 20s to 70s including four people in Conroe and one each in Magnolia, Porter and Spring, according to the public health district. All are currently in self-isolation.
Twenty-six recoveries from the virus were reported since yesterday, bringing the total recovery rate to more than 44%. More than half of the county's cases remain active, including 30 hospitalizations.
The public health district's next case count report will be shared May 26 following the Memorial Day holiday weekend, including any cases confirmed on May 23, May 24 and May 25.