Cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) in Texas

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The following data is based on confirmed cases of MIS-C that have been reported to DSHS. Data is updated every month. All data is preliminary and subject to change as additional information becomes available.

Visit CDC’s website for a summary of health department-reported cases of MIS-C in the United States.

See our Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) page for general information about the condition and case reporting in Texas.

Note: The increase in MIS-C cases from the last data update reflects a backlog of previously unreported cases from 2020 and 2021. MIS-C cases are typically reported through voluntary reporting, and delayed or incomplete reporting may be due to resource constraints at healthcare facilities and local health entities. DSHS carefully reviews all MIS-C data reported to the department to confirm each patient meets CDC case definition.

Reported MIS-C Cases in Texas, Data Last Updated: 7/29/22

Reported MIS-C Cases in Texas by Public Health Region
Public Health Region Number of Cases Percent of Cases
1 (Panhandle) 12 2%
2/3 (North Texas) 161 24%
4/5N (East Texas) 32 5%
6/5S (Southeast Texas) 258  39%
7 (Central Texas) 80  12%
8 (South Texas) 22 3%
9/10 (West Texas) 4 1%
11 (Rio Grande Valley) 100 15%
Total 669 100%
Reported MIS-C Cases in Texas by Case Age at Time of Illness (based on fever onset date)
Age Number of Cases Percent of Cases
< 1 year 17 3%
1-4 years 110 16%
5-11 years 307  46%
12-15 years 153 23%
16-20 years 82  12%
Total 669 100%
Reported MIS-C Cases in Texas by Patient Race/Ethnicity
Race/Ethnicity Number of Cases Percent of Cases
Hispanic/Latino 332 50%
Non-Hispanic Black 147 22%
Non-Hispanic White 131 20%
Asian 21  3%
Other* 7 1%
Unknown 31  5%
Total 669 100%

*Other includes American Indian and Alaskan Native, Multi-race, or Other Race.

Reported MIS-C Cases in Texas by Patient Sex
Sex Number of Cases Percent of Cases
Male 408 61%
Female 261 39%
Total 669 100%
Reported MIS-C Cases in Texas by Level of Care
Level of Care Number of Cases** Percent of Cases
Hospitalized 669 100%
Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit** 404  60%
Total 669 100%

**All MIS-C cases (100%) are hospitalized. Cases admitted to the Intensive Care Unit during hospitalization are reported in the table as a subset of all hospitalized cases and should not be added to the number of hospitalized cases.

Reported MIS-C Cases in Texas by Patient Outcome
Outcome Number of Cases Percent of Cases
Discharged 626 94%
Died 1%
Still Admitted/Unknown Outcome 36 5%
Total 669 100%

Notes About the Data:

  • Source of the Data: Local health department reports of MIS-C cases to DSHS.
  • Data is provisional and subject to change as additional information or updates are available.
  • Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding. 

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This page is being updated as new information becomes available.

Last updated August 1, 2022