Active COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County rise 34% over Thanksgiving week from Nov. 23-30

Community Impact Newspaper uses data from the Montgomery County Public Health District for weekly case counts. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Community Impact Newspaper uses data from the Montgomery County Public Health District for weekly case counts. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Community Impact Newspaper uses data from the Montgomery County Public Health District for weekly case counts. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Montgomery County's cumulative COVID-19 case count reached 17,915 on Nov. 30, according to the Montgomery County Public Health District. This is an increase of 1,366 cases from Nov. 23.

In that same time frame, the number of active cases increased from 2,513 to 3,365; recoveries grew from 10,655 to 11,019; and the death toll has remained the same at 169.


The updates follow the county health district's upgrade to its COVID-19 case reporting database Nov. 12 to the Texas Health Trace system now in use across the state, a change that resulted in a pause on daily case reports Nov. 6-11. According to the county agency, the shift to Texas Health Trace will improve data reporting and any potential assistance from the Texas Department of State Health Services.


By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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