Five new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported in Montgomery County on Aug. 25, and the county's active case count decreased by over 20%, according to the county public health district.
The new deaths include two Conroe men—one in his 60s and one in his 80s—a Conroe woman in her 80s, a Porter woman in her 70s and a woman from The Woodlands in her 70s. A total of 105 county resident deaths related to COVID-19 have been confirmed as of Aug. 25.
A total of 146 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the county Tuesday, bringing the county's cumulative case count to 8,268. Of those, 1,169 remain active—a decrease of 310 since Aug. 24—while 5,763 have clinically recovered. The county said of the 146 new cases added Aug. 25, 94 had tested positive prior to Aug. 11.
One new hospitalization was recorded Aug. 25, bringing the county's resident hospitalization count to 48.
According to data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council, 86 people remain hospitalized with COVID-19 throughout the county. Of those, 57 are in general or isolation beds, and 29 are in an ICU.