Bellaire - Meyerland - West University | Nov. 2020

INSIDE INFORMATION Houston &Harris County Taking the pulse of COVID19 After the July surge, hospitalizations dropped signicantly but began to creep up in late October. Virus outbreak trends since July

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Cases by ZIP code

Cases by race/ethnicity in Harris County Case counts align with population demographics, however over half of cases were not identied by race.

The Bellaire-Meyerland-West University area has seen a concentration of cases below the county average of 33.7 per 1,000 people.

Percentage of Harris County population

Percentage of known COVID-19 cases

Cumulative cases as of Oct. 26

Total cases Cases per 1,000 people

American Indian/ Alaskan Native

0.1% 0.08%

59

77005 291 10

7.3% 3.4%

Asian

77401 243 13

610

20% 21.5% 43.7% 47.4% 2% 0.76% 28.7% 26.9%

Black

77030 439 41

Hospitalizations/intensive care unit patients in the Greater Houston region

Hispanic

77025 570 20

Multiracial

77096 894 25

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.

COVID19 PATIENTS IN GENERAL BEDS COVID-19 ICU PATIENTS

White (not Hispanic)

90

288

N

Cases vs. deaths by age in Harris County

Total Harris County COVID-19 deaths 2,103

2,500

People over the age of 50 account for 90% of COVID-19 deaths in Harris County.

2,000

Deaths

Age

Conrmed cases

17% of cases

40-49

6%of deaths

1,500

4% of cases

0-9

0%of deaths

14% of cases

50-59

14%of deaths

9% of cases

10-19

0.27%of deaths

9% of cases

60-69

22%of deaths

1,000

21% of cases

20-29

0.73%of deaths

4% of cases

70-79

26%of deaths

500

20% of cases

30-39

2.47%of deaths

2% of cases

80+

28.4%of deaths

0

JULY

AUG.

SEPT.

OCT.

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

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BELLAIRE  MEYERLAND  WEST UNIVERSITY EDITION • NOVEMBER 2020

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