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Hays County COVID-19 Update for January 7

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 44 new lab-confirmed cases, four (4) new hospitalizations and three (3) new hospital discharges. There are no additional people considered recovered at this time.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County is 11,335 with 1,698 current active cases. The County has had 2,336 active cases in the last 21 days. There are 79,357 negative tests overall. The total number of recoveries is 9,500. Hays County has had 585 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 39 people are currently hospitalized.

Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra said rollback restrictions per the Governor’s Executive Orders would take effect in Hays County following seven consecutive days of rising COVID-19 hospitalizations. He noted that a separate release will be sent with details about capacity restrictions and the effect on businesses. See the Department of State Health Services website for more info about Region O hospital rates.

January 7 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
11,335 79,357 9,500 2,336 1,698 1,382 137 585 39 Updated Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 330 284 614 0
10-19 yrs. 805 682 1,487 0
20-29 yrs. 1,827 1,695 3,522 1
30-39 yrs. 954 846 1,800 0
40-49 yrs. 805 701 1,506 5
50-59 yrs. 558 559 1,117 14
60-69 yrs. 380 330 710 20
70-79 yrs. 186 178 364 42
> 80 yrs. 135 80 215 55
Total 5,980 5,355 11,335 137

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 288 55 224 9
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 1,926 368 1,539 19
Creedmoor 3 1 2 0
Driftwood 140 27 113 0
Dripping Springs 473 90 378 5
Hays 0 0 0 0
Kyle 3,498 478 2,977 43
Manchaca 17 0 17 0
Maxwell 15 2 13 0
Mountain City 30 7 22 1
Niederwald 60 13 47 0
San Marcos 4,494 580 3,861 53
Uhland 26 2 24 0
Wimberley 359 75 277 7
Woodcreek 2 0 2 0
Total 11,335 1,698 9,500 137

 

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 2,813 2,497 5,310 46.9%
Non-Hispanic 1,854 1,696 3,550 31.3%
Not Specified 1,313 1,162 2,475 21.8%
Total 5,980 5,355 11,335 100.0%

 

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

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 70.2%
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, including the online dashboard, 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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