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Hays County COVID-19 Update July 9

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 81 new lab-confirmed cases, no new hospitalizations and 10 additional recoveries.

Epidemiologist Ian Harris (filing in for Eric Schneider) said the County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 3,409; of those, 2,792 are considered active. The total number of individuals considered recovered is 606. The number of negative tests is 10,423. Schneider is awaiting results on 55 tests. Hays County has had 69 total hospitalizations; 20 people are currently hospitalized.

July 9 Report

Lab Confirmed* Negative* Pending** Recovered Active Fatalities Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations
3,409 10,423 55 606 2,792 11 69 20

*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. 52 46 98 0
10-19 yrs. 135 91 226 0
20-29 yrs. 797 803 1,600 0
30-39 yrs. 274 271 545 0
40-49 yrs. 199 174 373 0
50-59 yrs. 152 131 283 1
60-69 yrs. 97 67 164 1
70-79 yrs. 41 36 77 4
> 80 yrs. 24 19 43 5
Total 1,771 1,638 3,409

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Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 32 22 9 1
Bear Creek 1 0 1 0
Buda 398 322 75 1
Driftwood 20 18 2 0
Dripping Springs 49 40 9 0
Hays 0 0 0 0
Kyle 941 698 242 1
Manchaca 2 2 0 0
Maxwell 6 5 1 0
Mountain City 4 3 0 1
Niederwald 11 8 3 0
San Marcos 1,888 1,629 253 6
Uhland 5 4 1 0
Wimberley 52 41 10 1
Woodcreek 0 0 0 0
Total 3,409 2,792 606 11

 

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 668 645 1,313 38.5%
Non-Hispanic 319 299 618 18.1%
Not Specified 784 694 1,478 43.4%
Total 1,771 1,638 3,409 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.00%
Asian 0.50%
Black 1.10%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.00%
White 52.20%
Not Specified/ Unknown 46.10%

*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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