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Hays County COVID-19 Update August 25

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 11 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reports four (4) new hospitalizations, five (5) hospital discharges and 41 additional recoveries.

The County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 5,308; of those, 2,393 are considered active. The number of individuals considered recovered is 2,870. The number of negative tests is 23,702. Schneider is awaiting results on 31 tests.

Hays County has had 138 total hospitalizations and 17 people are currently hospitalized. Some patients are in hospitals outside Hays County but are included in our numbers if they reside here. Likewise, an individual from another county who is in a local hospital would be accounted for in their county of residence.

NOTE: Free COVID-19 testing through the Texas Division of Emergency Management is taking place through August 29 at two locations simultaneously: San Marcos High School and the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center in Kyle. Testing will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at both sites. For more information, see the this Facebook event.

Information about new permanent test sites operated by the county and its partners at Premiere ER and CommuniCare, will be shared once the details are finalized.

August 25 Report

Lab Confirmed Negative Pending Recovered Active Fatalities Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations
5.308 23,702 31 2,870 2,393 45 138 17

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 96 86 182 0
10-19 yrs. 250 193 443 0
20-29 yrs. 1,040 1,027 2,067 0
30-39 yrs. 465 428 893 0
40-49 yrs. 353 295 648 1
50-59 yrs. 256 242 498 5
60-69 yrs. 173 132 305 4
70-79 yrs. 90 91 181 20
> 80 yrs. 45 46 91 15
Total 2,768 2,540 5,308 45

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 50 29 20 1
Bear Creek 1 0 1 0
Buda 714 348 362 4
Creedmoor 0 0 0 0
Driftwood 36 17 19 0
Dripping Springs 90 67 22 1
Hays 0 0 0 0
Kyle 1,651 863 775 13
Manchaca 9 3 6 0
Maxwell 9 0 9 0
Mountain City 9 6 1 2
Niederwald 30 0 30 0
San Marcos 2,603 1,020 1,560 23
Uhland 19 13 6 0
Wimberley 86 26 59 1
Woodcreek 1 1 0 0
Total 5,308 2,393 2,870 45

 

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 1,244 1,122 2,366 44.6%
Non-Hispanic 493 478 971 18.3%
Not Specified 1,031 940 1,971 37.1%
Total 2,768 2,540 5,308 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.0%
Asian 0.5%
Black 2.0%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 60.8%
Not Specified/ Unknown 36.8%

*Some Hays County residents have Austin addresses. Because of HIPAA laws, additional information about patients is not allowed to be shared.

A COVID-19 Fact Sheet is on the County website: https://hayscountytx.com/covid-19-fact-sheet/. Schneider also said the COVID-19 Dashboard has the option to see the stats broken down by individual cities. After selecting “View Cities Dashboard”, use the drop-down menu to search by city. 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.

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