The death reported was a woman in her 70s from Willis who died at a hospital, according to the health district. Including that fatality, six of the county's 24 total deaths—five women and one man in their 60s, 70s and 80s—have been recorded since May 18.
The county's total case count now sits at 913, including 465 active cases. Of those, 29 people remain hospitalized May 26—a decrease of 50% over the 58 hospitalized COVID-19 patients reported May 18. Thirty COVID-19 patients in the county have recovered since May 22, bringing the total number of recoveries to 424—an increase of more than 50% since May 18.
According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, 14,758 total COVID-19 tests had been administered in Montgomery County through May 25. That number includes both PCR swab tests, which determine active infections from the new coronavirus, and serology tests, which identify antibodies against the virus to determine past infection.
More than 190,000 tests administered in Texas remain unassigned to a county or are from an unknown county, according to the DSHS.