Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one COVID-related fatality, a Buda man in his 70s. The department also reports 177 new lab-confirmed cases along with six (6) new hospitalizations and three (3) new hospital discharges. There are 406 additional persons considered recovered.
The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 12,623. Hays County has 2,189 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,033 active cases. Hays County has had 620 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 44 people are currently hospitalized.
Hays County also released information today about COVID-19 vaccinations. That release can be found on our website.
Health department officials say they want everyone who wants the vaccine to get it, but because the supply is still limited, they are asking the public to be patient.
“We want people to understand that it may be days or weeks before an appointment is available,” said Hays County Local Health Department Director Tammy Crumley.
January 13 Report
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|> 80 yrs.||144||87||231||63|
|Area||Total Cases||Active Cases||Recovered||Fatalities|
NOTE: Some Hays County residents have Austin addresses. Because of HIPAA laws, additional information about patients is not allowed to be shared.
|Ethnicity||Female||Male||Total||Percentage of Cases|
|Race||Percentage of Cases|
|Not Specified/ Unknown||1.4%|
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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