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Hays County COVID-19 Update July 1

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 105 new cases, no new hospitalizations and 11 additional recoveries.

Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said the County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 2,924; of those, 2,434 are considered active. The total number of individuals considered recovered is 483. The number of negative tests is 7,351. Schneider is awaiting results on 66 tests. Hays County has had 62 total hospitalizations; 17 people are currently hospitalized.

Schneider said, “The best way to slow the spread of the virus is to keep distanced, wear a mask and wash your hands often with soap and water.”

July 1 Report

Lab Confirmed* Negative* Pending** Recovered Active Fatalities Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations
2,924 7,351 66 483 2,434 7 62 17

*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.

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 35 37 72 0
10-19 yrs. 108 77 185 0
20-29 yrs. 722 712 1,434 0
30-39 yrs. 241 217 458 0
40-49 yrs. 162 146 308 0
50-59 yrs. 128 111 239 0
60-69 yrs. 76 54 130 1
70-79 yrs. 33 27 60 2
> 80 yrs. 22 16 38 4
Total 1,527 1,397 2,924 7

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Fatalities
Austin 29 19 1
Bear Creek 1 0 0
Buda 321 256 1
Driftwood 16 14 0
Dripping Springs 42 35 0
Hays 0 0 0
Kyle 800 569 1
Manchaca 2 2 0
Maxwell 6 5 0
Mountain City 2 2 0
Niederwald 10 8 0
San Marcos 1,649 1,490 3
Uhland 4 3 0
Wimberley 42 31 1
Woodcreek 0 0 0
Total 2,924 2,434 7

 

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 593 558 1,151 39.4%
Non-Hispanic 283 266 549 18.8%
Not Specified 651 573 1224 41.8%
Total 1,527 1,397 2,924

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.0%
Asian 0.5%
Black 1.3%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 52.1%
Not Specified/ Unknown 46.1%

*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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