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.