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
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|> 80 yrs.||135||80||215||55|
|Area||Total Cases||Active Cases||Recovered||Fatalities|
|Ethnicity||Female||Male||Total||Percentage of Cases|
|Race||Percentage of Cases|
|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.
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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