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Hays County Reports Second COVID-19 Related Fatality

The Hays County Local Health Department this morning confirmed the County’s second COVID-19 related fatality.

“We have a second fatality due to complications with COVID-19,” Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said. “The individual was hospitalized about two week ago.”

Schneider said the person, who passed away Thursday, May 7, was a Wimberley resident in their 90s who was counted in the existing positive cases that have been reported daily.

The health department will not be releasing any additional information about the individual.

As of this morning, Hays County has 73 active cases and has administered 2,091 tests. A full report COVID-19 update will be released later this afternoon.

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