Hays County Local Health Department was informed today of a COVID-related fatality of a Kyle man in his 80s. That brings the County’s total of COVID-related fatalities to seven (7). The health department also reported 158 new cases, two more people released from the hospital and 50 additional recoveries.
Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said the County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 2,819; of those, 2,340 are considered active. The total number of individuals considered recovered is 472. The number of negative tests is 7,273. Schneider is awaiting results on 73 tests. Hays County has had 62 total hospitalizations; 17 people are currently hospitalized.
“The surge in Hays County is continuing,” Schneider said. “Our best advice is for all Hays County residents to wear masks, stay distanced and wash their hands often. By working together, we can help our community.”
June 30 Report
|Lab Confirmed*||Negative*||Pending**||Recovered||Active||Fatalities||Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations|
*Hays Co. residents tested by TDEM are included in current case counts (positive and negative).
**Pending does not include tests conducted by TDEM where there is no result yet.
|> 80 yrs.||20||16||36||4|
|Area||Total Cases||Active Cases||Fatalities|
|Ethnicity||Female||Male||Total||Percentage of Cases|
|Race||Percentage of Cases|
|Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander||0.0%|
|Not Specified/ Unknown||46.3%|
*Some Hays County residents have Austin addresses. Because of HIPAA laws, additional information about patients is not allowed to be shared.
Note: the COVID-19 online Dashboard is updated once daily.
Schneider reminded residents to rely on qualified information sources for additional information such as the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control which offers information in Spanish and Chinese as well as English. The County’s COVID-19 info is here.
As with any emergency situation, www.HaysInformed.com, the countywide emergency notification blog, has a rolling list of important information regarding COVID-19. Many City websites also have information for residents.
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