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Hays County COVID-19 Update August 31

Hays County Local Health Department today reports one new COVID-related fatality, a San Marcos man in his 80s who was hospitalized at the time of his death.

Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reports 35 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases since Friday’s update, as well as three new hospitalizations, one hospital discharge and 53 additional recoveries. The County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 5,396; of those, 2,329 are considered active. The number of individuals considered recovered is 3,020. The number of negative tests is 24,168. Schneider is awaiting results on 22 tests.

Hays County has had 146 total hospitalizations and 15 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.

August 31 Report

Lab Confirmed Negative Pending Recovered Active Fatalities Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations
5,396 24,168 22 3,020 2,329 47 146 15

 

Age Range

Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 97 86 183 0
10-19 yrs. 269 201 470 0
20-29 yrs. 1,048 1,037 2,085 0
30-39 yrs. 473 432 905 0
40-49 yrs. 360 299 659 1
50-59 yrs. 260 246 506 5
60-69 yrs. 175 135 310 4
70-79 yrs. 92 92 184 20
> 80 yrs. 47 47 94 17
Total 2,821 2,575 5,396 47

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 53 28 24 1
Bear Creek 1 0 1 0
Buda 726 348 374 4
Creedmoor 0  0  0
Driftwood 36 16 20 0
Dripping Springs 91 63 27 1
Hays 0 0 0 0
Kyle 1,674 867 794 13
Manchaca 9 3 6 0
Maxwell 9 0 9 0
Mountain City 10 7 1 2
Niederwald 30 0 30 0
San Marcos 2,650 959 1,666 25
Uhland 19 12 7 0
Wimberley 87 25 61 1
Woodcreek 1 1 0 0
Total 5,396 2,329 3,020 47

 

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 1,266 1,139 2,405 44.6%
Non-Hispanic 504 485 989 18.3%
Not Specified 1,051 951 2,002 37.1%
Total 2,821 2,575 5,396 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.0%
Asian 0.5%
Black 2.9%
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 local municipality websites also have information.

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