COVID-19 Confirmed Cases – Update

3/8/2022 UPDATE


MCPHD continues to encourage eligible populations to be fully vaccinated and receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Those who have been vaccinated and/or boosted tend to have mild symptoms and the majority can recover at home. Need to find a vaccine or a vaccine booster shot? Click here for vaccine sites:


If you are diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19 , please follow the CDC guidance here:


MCPHD reports weekly on Tuesdays, but DSHS updates daily at this link:


Since our last report on 3/1/2022:                                                                                                                         


  • Total cases of COVID-19 increased by 258 to 135,628. *Total cases include confirmed (PCR testing) and probable (antigen testing) cases.


  • Deaths of Montgomery County residents have increased by 6 to 1,266 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, according to data from DSHS.


  • 43 confirmed cases of COVID-19 are currently hospitalized in Montgomery County. SETRAC data for regional hospitalizations can be found here:


The Testing Positivity Rate for Montgomery County has decreased to 8%, down from 9% last week.

Source: UT Health, School of Public Health







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