Montgomery County reports 2 deaths related to COVID-19 on Aug. 4; recoveries continue to rise

The county's active COVID-19 case count fell Aug. 4 as recoveries rose. (Community Impact staff)
The county's active COVID-19 case count fell Aug. 4 as recoveries rose. (Community Impact staff)

The county's active COVID-19 case count fell Aug. 4 as recoveries rose. (Community Impact staff)

Two new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported in Montgomery County on Aug. 4. Local active cases of the disease have fallen and recoveries have risen since Aug. 3.

The fatalities were a New Caney woman in her 50s and a Spring woman in her 70s. Seventy-one county resident deaths have now been reported in relation to COVID-19.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the county decreased to 2,234 on Aug. 4, a decline of 82 from the Aug. 3 total of 2,316. Fifty-six active resident cases were hospitalized as of Aug. 4, a decrease of eight since yesterday. Overall, 106 new cases were reported Aug. 4 as the county's cumulative case count reached 6,397.


COVID-19 recoveries increased by 186, or nearly 5%, from Aug. 3-4. A total of 3,920 county resident recoveries have now been reported, representing more than 61% of the county's cumulative cases.


Total hospitalizations in Montgomery County, including residents of other counties, decreased by 10 to 150 as of Aug. 4. Of those, 108 are in general or isolation beds, and 42 are in an ICU, according to data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council.
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 and is a reporter for The Woodlands edition.


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