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Hays County COVID-19 Update for January 1-4

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports seven (7) COVID-related fatalities: a Buda male in his 50s, a Buda female in her 50s, a San Marcos male in his 90s, a San Marcos female in her 70s, a San Marcos man in his 70s, a Wimberley male in his 80s and a Wimberley female in her 80s.

The department also reports 323 new lab-confirmed cases, 15 new hospitalizations and 28 new hospital discharges, along with 215 additional people now considered recovered since the December 31 update.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County is 10,958 with 1,737 current active cases. The County has had 2,437 active cases in the last 21 days. There are 77,327 negative tests overall. The total number of recoveries is 9,088. Hays County has had 565 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 36 people are currently hospitalized.

Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said the virus continues to spread rapidly within the community.

“We are seeing more positive cases and hospitalizations each week,” he said. “It’s important that we do our part to slow the spread, which includes staying home unless necessary, washing our hands often, wearing masks in public and staying distanced from others when we have to go out.”

January 1-4 Report

Lab-Confirmed Negative
Tests
Recovered Cases Active Last 21 days Active
All Cases
Probable

Cases

COVID-related Fatalities Total Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations Cases Removed
10,958 77,327 9,088 2,437 1,737 1,313 133 565 36 Updated Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 306 268 574 0
10-19 yrs. 777 656 1,433 0
20-29 yrs. 1,757 1,663 3,420 1
30-39 yrs. 917 826 1,743 0
40-49 yrs. 782 675 1,457 5
50-59 yrs. 543 542 1,085 13
60-69 yrs. 368 320 688 19
70-79 yrs. 178 171 349 40
> 80 yrs. 131 78 209 55
Total 5,759 5,199 10,958 133

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 281 59 213 9
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 1,855 376 1,461 18
Creedmoor 3 1 2 0
Driftwood 138 32 106 0
Dripping Springs 454 95 354 5
Hays 0 0 0 0
Kyle 3,376 513 2,822 41
Manchaca 17 5 12 0
Maxwell 15 3 12 0
Mountain City 29 9 19 1
Niederwald 53 9 44 0
San Marcos 4,356 549 3,754 53
Uhland 25 1 24 0
Wimberley 350 85 259 6
Woodcreek 2 0 2 0
Total 10,958 1,737 9,088 133

 

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 2,690 2,413 5,103 46.6%
Non-Hispanic 1,777 1,640 3,417 31.2%
Not Specified 1,292 1,146 2,438 22.3%
Total 5,759 5,199 10,958 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 0.7%
Black 2.5%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 70.0%
Not Specified/ Unknown 1.6%

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 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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