Active Montgomery County COVID cases dip below 1,500

Montgomery County health officials confirmed the county’s active COVID-19 has dipped under 1,500 after cases dropped by 118 Tuesday.

The county’s total number of cases increased 84 to 10,912 with 1,458 of those active. The county’s number of deaths remains at 140.

Total hospitalizations, both county and noncounty residents, increased by one to 44, with 14 of those patients in ICU.

The Montgomery County Public Health District is continuing to process cases that were reported to The Department of State Health Services directly by healthcare providers and entered into the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System. Out of the 23 new cases today, 20 were tested prior to Sept. 7.

Online registration is still available for COVID-19 testing in Montgomery County. To get a voucher, go to or and click on the “need to be tested” link. Fill out the information. A voucher will be emailed. Once you have the voucher, make an appointment at your choice of testing centers and get tested.

The MCHD/MCPHD COVID-19 Call Center is open Monday-Friday 8 a..m.-4:30pm. Call 936-523-3916.

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