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Hays County COVID-19 Update September 9

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 34 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reports three hospital discharges and 69 additional recoveries.

The total number of lab-confirmed cases is 5,560 with 1,953 of those considered active. The number of individuals considered recovered is 3,556. The number of negative tests is 25,517. Schneider is awaiting results on 34 tests.

He noted that the increase in negative lab reports is from a nursing home within the county that recently tested staff and residents.

Hays County has had 158 total hospitalizations and 13 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.

September 8 Report

Lab Confirmed Negative Pending Recovered Active Fatalities Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations
5,560 25,517 34 3,556 1,953 51 158 13

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 97 90 187 0
10-19 yrs. 308 223 531 0
20-29 yrs. 1,066 1,061 2,127 0
30-39 yrs. 483 438 921 0
40-49 yrs. 366 302 668 1
50-59 yrs. 263 253 516 6
60-69 yrs. 180 142 322 5
70-79 yrs. 94 93 187 21
> 80 yrs. 53 48 101 18
Total 2,910 2,650 5,560 51

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 53 21 31 1
Bear Creek 1 0 1 0
Buda 752 316 431 5
Creedmoor 0  0 0 0
Driftwood 37 15 22 0
Dripping Springs 92 58 33 1
Hays 0 0 0 0
Kyle 1,701 765 923 13
Manchaca 9 3 6 0
Maxwell 9 0 9 0
Mountain City 10 7 1 2
Niederwald 30 0 30 0
San Marcos 2,756 735 1,993 28
Uhland 19 9 10 0
Wimberley 90 23 66 1
Woodcreek 1 1 0 0
Total 5,560 1,953 3,556 51

 

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 1,305 1,172 2,477 44.6%
Non-Hispanic 525 506 1,031 18.5%
Not Specified 1,080 972 2,052 36.9%
Total 2,910 2,650 5,560 100.0%

 

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

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 60.9%
Not Specified/ Unknown

36.7%

*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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