Heights - River Oaks - Montrose | Nov. 2020

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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.

30%

Percentage of Harris County population

Percentage of known COVID-19 cases

July 4 had a positivity rate of 25.3%.

American Indian/ Alaskan Native

0.1% 0.08%

Virus outbreak trends since July

20%

7.3% 3.4%

Asian

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%

Black

10%

Hispanic

Sept. 22 had a positivity rate of 3.7%.

Multiracial

SOURCES: HARRIS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

0%

White (not Hispanic)

JULY

AUG.

SEPT.

OCT.

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

Age

Conrmed cases

Deaths

77008 752 22

2,500

4% of cases

0-9

0%of deaths

610

9% of cases

10-19

0.27%of deaths

45

2,000

21% of cases

20-29

0.73%of deaths

10

77007 977 27

1,500

20% of cases

30-39

2.47%of deaths

77019

17% of cases

40-49

6%of deaths

566 26

1,000

14% of cases

50-59

14%of deaths

77027

500

409 26

77006 532 24

9% of cases

60-69

22%of deaths

77098 324 24

4% of cases

70-79

26%of deaths

59

N

0

JULY

AUG.

SEPT.

OCT.

2% of cases

80+

28.4%of deaths

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

SHARED SYMPTOMS

COVID19ONLY

FLUONLY

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

Chills

Cough Muscle aches and pains

Sore throat

Runny nose

Headache Shortness of breath

Fever

14

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