Montgomery County COVID-19 cases, recoveries, hospitalizations increase slightly May 28

Montgomery County's total COVID-19 case count now sits at 940, including 470 active cases and 444 recoveries. (Community Impact staff)
Montgomery County's total COVID-19 case count now sits at 940, including 470 active cases and 444 recoveries. (Community Impact staff)

Montgomery County's total COVID-19 case count now sits at 940, including 470 active cases and 444 recoveries. (Community Impact staff)

The Montgomery County Public Health District and Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management reported a slight increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and recoveries May 28.

There are currently 470 active cases of the disease in the county, including 27 hospitalizations. Recoveries now make up 444 of the county's 940 total recorded cases, which increased by 14 cases overall since May 27. Twenty-six county residents have died of complications related to COVID-19, including eight since last Tuesday, May 19.


According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, 15,467 total COVID-19 tests had been administered in Montgomery County through May 26. That number includes 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 208,000 tests of the state's total remain unassigned to a county or are from an unknown county.
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.