Active resident COVID-19 cases, countywide hospitalizations fall in Montgomery County on Aug. 13

More than 71% of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases have recovered, while nearly 18% remain active. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
More than 71% of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases have recovered, while nearly 18% remain active. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

More than 71% of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases have recovered, while nearly 18% remain active. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Active COVID-19 cases and countywide hospitalizations both fell in Montgomery County on Aug. 13, while county resident hospitalizations slightly increased.


The county's active case count dropped by 46 on Aug. 13 to 1,234, continuing a declining trend that began in late July.

Overall, 44 new COVID-19 cases were identified in Montgomery County on Aug. 13, and the county's cumulative case total is now 6,864. Ninety new clinical recoveries from COVID-19 were reported Aug. 13, bringing the county's recovery total to 4,926, or nearly 72% of all identified cases. Aug. 13 also marked the first day in more than two weeks without a reported death related to the disease.


Four new county resident hospitalizations were reported Aug. 13 for a total of 52, while overall Montgomery County hospitalizations regardless of patient residence dropped by 28. Of the 91 people hospitalized for COVID-19 throughout the county, 61 are in general or isolation beds and 30 are in intensive care units, according to Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council data.
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.