A total of 1,366 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Harris County over the Oct. 24-25 weekend, including 910 new cases in the city of Houston and 456 new cases in Harris County outside of the city. That's the lowest we've seen since late May and now just 4% away from Turner's goal. HOUSTON - Harris County Public Health is reporting 151,463 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Harris County, including the city of Houston, with 2,063 deaths and … Meanwhile, the testing positivity rate continues to slowly rise in the county, a trend that has been ongoing since early October, according to Harris County data. According to TMC, the rate measures how effective our collective behaviors like mask wearing and social distancing are in slowing the growth of the virus. Read the latest Houston-area business and community news. New data released Dec. 10 by the U.S. Census Bureau shows how the county's population and demographics have changed in recent years. Harris County Public Health, Houston Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are trusted sources regarding all COVID-19 information. See the latest trends on COVID-19 in Harris County. Harris County remains in red alert. Case and Fatality Demographics Data - Updated Weekly (Last updated: 11/27/2020) Demographics data for COVID-19 fatalities and confirmed cases will be updated weekly on Fridays as … The positivity rate shows the percentage of people who test positive out of all Covid-19 tests in a 14-day moving average. | The Effective Reproduction Rate for Harris County measures the average number of people who become infected by one infectious person. | He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County. Read the latest Houston-area business and community news. FEEDBACK A comprehensive approach to vaccine preparedness across the Texas Medical Center. |. The survey is available online in both English and Spanish. “Commissioners’ failure to prioritize the emergency care to residents of District 11, and its efforts to put any of our employees out of work right before the holidays after a year of pandemic-driven epic hardships, is unconscionable to us,” CCEMS CEO Wren Nealy said. |. Become a Patron by contributing to Community Impact Newspaper and gain daily insight into what's happening in your own backyard. 7:45 p.m. Texas's COVID-19 positivity rate on Wednesday reached its highest level since early August at 14.35 percent, according to a Houston Chronicle analysis of … As of Dec 11, 2020. This data will be updated weekly on Thursdays. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County. Latest updates from today: 8 ... Harris County added 838 new cases and is now at 106,595 cases total. For the second day in a row, the rate jumped and is now at 17.05 percent. Harris County, for example, is ... And the testing positivity rate remains well above the 5% goal Mayor Sylvester Turner hopes to reach by the end of August. The 14-day average for the COVID-19 testing positivity rate in Harris County has hit its lowest point since May 25, according to new data from the Harris County … Become a Patron by contributing to Community Impact Newspaper and gain daily insight into what's happening in your own backyard. | PRIVACY POLICY | Updated The positivity rate is a metric which health authorities are using, where the number of positive test results is divided by the number of total tests … Covid-19 Testing Metrics For TMC Hospital Systems . Hidalgo says it needs to be at 5% to move to orange. | Updated Another 1,194 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Harris County over the Oct. 31-Nov. 1 weekend along with 20 deaths caused by the virus, according to data from the Harris County Public Health Department. © 2005-2020 Community Impact Newspaper Co. All rights reserved. New York City's daily test-positivity rate fell to 19 percent by May 1 and has steadily declined since then. "The percent positivity rate just tells you whether the percentage of the people being tested are positive (for the virus)," said Gibbie Harris, Mecklenburg County's Health Director. Weekly Average Of Covid-19 Testing Metrics Across TMC Hospital Systems . Travelers will be able to fly nonstop daily from IAH to Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Nashville and New Orleans starting April 12. Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. The testing positivity rate has also started to rise in Harris County after falling to its lowest point in early October since the data started being tracked. The challenges have been especially pronounced for our parents, teachers and students," Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath said in a release. There have been 2,891 deaths in the Houston region, up 9 from Sunday. A total of 1,366 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Harris County over the Oct. 24-25 weekend, including 910 new cases in the city of Houston and 456 new cases in Harris County outside of the city. An increase in the positivity rate indicates …