Fort Bend County Judge KP George lowers COVID-19 risk level from orange to yellow

Fort Bend County Judge KP George lowers COVID-19 risk level from orange to yellow as cases decrease (KPRC 2)

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – On the anniversary of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Fort Bend County, Judge KP George lowered the county’s COVID-19 risk level from orange to yellow during Friday’s news conference.

Since the pandemic, Fort Bend County has reported more than 135,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, according to a news release. The county stated that 87% residents 5 years old and up have received at least one dose of the vaccine and 77% are fully vaccinated against the virus. Of the 65 and up age group, 99% have received at least one dose and 97% are fully vaccinated.

George also encouraged residents to continue to get fully vaccinated as it helps stop the spread of the virus.

Watch the full announcement below:


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