Montgomery County Coronavirus update for September 22


Montgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, is saddened to confirm an additional death related to COVID-19.

A woman in her 80s, from Spring, died in the hospital. She had co-morbidities in addition to testing positive for COVID-19.

We can also confirm:

  • TOTAL cases of COVID-19 increased by 45 to 10,711 since yesterday’s (9/21) report. All cases were tested in the month of September.
  • ACTIVE cases of COVID-19 decreased by 100 to 1,569 since yesterday’s (9/21) report. On Tuesdays, we factor in additional inactive cases, which are cases we have been unable to contact for more than 30 days. Today, an additional 144 inactive cases noted.
  • 23 residents are known to be in the hospital, as a result of contact investigations. Contact investigations have not been initiated on all reported cases.
  • 7,153 people have clinically recovered.

*These numbers include PCR and rapid testing results for Montgomery County residents. For more information, please see the previous press release here: Antibody testing is not included.

You can find more information on the SETRAC website,

Have questions? Please go to and scroll down to the FAQs.     


Take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

  • If your children have started in-person school, teach them proper hygiene and the correct way to wear a mask. Encourage them to never share masks with others.
  • Avoid groups of people.
  • Practice social distancing.
  • Wear a mask in public or with others outside your household.
  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently.
  • Disinfect surfaces in your car and around your home.

You can view the case-by-case updates on the MCPHD website here: You can refer to the dashboard here:

Just a reminder, online registration is available for COVID-19 testing through the MCPHD/MCHD voucher program. Click on “Need to be tested?” on or and follow the instructions.

The COVID-19 Call Center’s number is 936-523-3916. It is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm.

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