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Hays County COVID-19 Update September 28

Hays County Local Health Department reports one (1) new COVID-related fatality, a San Marcos woman in her 50s. The department also reports 45 new lab-confirmed cases, two new hospitalizations, 13 hospital discharges and 71 additional recoveries since Friday’s update.

The total number of lab-confirmed cases is 5,916 with 1,528 of those considered active*. Note: The number of active cases from just the past 21 days will now be reported with these updates; today’s number is 445. The number of individuals considered recovered is 4,333. The number of negative tests is 26,635.

Hays County has had 343 total hospitalizations and 8 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 26-28 Report

Lab-Confirmed Negative
Tests
Recovered Cases Active Last 21 days Active
All Cases
COVID-related Fatalities Total Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations
5,916 26,635 4,333 445 1,528 55 343 8

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 103 94 197 0
10-19 yrs. 382 280 662 0
20-29 yrs. 1,117 1,123 2,240 0
30-39 yrs. 496 454 950 0
40-49 yrs. 378 312 690 1
50-59 yrs. 274 264 538 7
60-69 yrs. 189 148 337 6
70-79 yrs. 98 100 198 23
> 80 yrs. 55 49 104 18
Total 3,092 2,824 5,916 55

 

 

 

*The Hays County Local Health Department contacts and follows up with every person who tests positive for COVID-19 to ensure they, or other household contacts, are not still contagious before moving them into the “Recovered” category. HCLHD does not clear people based on a calendar, because some individuals can be symptomatic and contagious for many weeks. Also, if a person has multiple family members who are household contacts, it is possible for the virus to last in that household for a period of months until everyone is symptom free.

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 62 21 40 1
Bear Creek 1 0 1 0
Buda 782 259 517 6
Creedmoor 0 0 0 0
Driftwood 39 14 25 0
Dripping Springs 96 49 46 1
Hays 0 0 0 0
Kyle 1,761 688 1,059 14
Manchaca 9 3 6 0
Maxwell 9 0 9 0
Mountain City 11 5 4 2
Niederwald 32 2 30 0
San Marcos 2,996 461 2,505 30
Uhland 20 8 12 0
Wimberley 97 17 79 1
Woodcreek 1 1 0 0
Total 5,916 1,528 4,333 55

 

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 1,349 1,223 2,572 43.5%
Non-Hispanic 564 545 1,109 18.8%
Not Specified 1,179 1,056 2,235 37.8%
Total 3,092 2,824 5,916 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.0%
Asian 0.5%
Black 2.2%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 60.5%
Not Specified/ Unknown 36.7%

NOTE: 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/. 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. Several local school districts also have their own COVID-19 dashboards as does Texas State University.

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