COMPILED BY MATT DULIN & BEN THOMPSON
Cases by race/ethnicity in Harris County
Test positivity rate in Harris County
Houston &Harris County Taking the pulse of COVID19
The seven-day average for positive tests has been declining in Harris County since hitting its peak in late June and early July. Positivity rate 7-day rolling average
The distribution of cases by ethnicity aligns with the population, but more than half of cases were not recorded with ethnic or racial information.
Percentage of Harris County population
Percentage of known COVID-19 cases
July 4 had a positivity rate of 25.3%.
American Indian/ Alaskan Native
Virus outbreak trends since July
Oct. 18 had a positivity rate of 11.4%.
Ahead of u season, COVID-19 cases were on the decline in the Greater Houston area after a summertime surge, then began to climb again. Here is a look at some of the key indicators across the region.
20% 21.5% 43.7% 47.4% 2% 0.76% 28.7% 26.9%
Sept. 22 had a positivity rate of 3.7%.
SOURCES: HARRIS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
White (not Hispanic)
Hospitalizations/intensive care unit patients in the Greater Houston region The number of COVID-19 patients being hospitalized across the Houston Trauma Service Area, which includes multiple counties, fell by 81.5% from its peak.
Cases by ZIP code
Cases vs. deaths by age in Harris County The virus has touched every age group, but people over the age of 50 represent 90% of all deaths in Harris County.
total Harris County COVID-19 deaths 2,190
By population, the Heights-River Oaks-Montrose area has seen about 27 cases for every 1,000 residents. Harris County as a whole has seen 33.7 cases per 1,000.
Cases per 1,000 people
Cumulative cases as of Oct. 27
COVID19 PATIENTS IN GENERAL BEDS
COVID-19 ICU PATIENTS
77008 752 22
4% of cases
9% of cases
21% of cases
77007 977 27
20% of cases
17% of cases
14% of cases
77006 532 24
9% of cases
77098 324 24
4% of cases
2% of cases
COVID19 and the u
While caused by separate viruses, the u and COVID-19 can both cause serious disease or death, and they share some symptoms.
SOURCES: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICESCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
Symptoms typically appear one to four days after infection.
Symptoms typically appear ve days after infection, although symptoms may appear two to 14 days after infection.
Loss of smell or taste
Cough Muscle aches and pains
Headache Shortness of breath
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