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Hays County COVID-19 Update January 14 – CORRECTED

THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE CASES WAS CORRECTED FROM THE ORIGINAL REPORT. The update that was emailed out to media had 2,322. The correct number is 2,332.

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one COVID-related fatality, a San Marcos woman in her 70s. The department also reports 186 new lab-confirmed cases along with seven (7) new hospitalizations and six (6) new hospital discharges. There are 42 additional persons considered recovered. The total of number persons considered recovered is 10,329.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 12,809. Hays County has 2,322 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,219 active cases. Hays County has had 627 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 45 people are currently hospitalized.

Hays County also released information yesterday about COVID-19 vaccinations. That release can be found on our website.

County officials including Judge Ruben Becerra, Emergency Management Coordinator Alex Villalobos and Local Health Department Director Tammy Crumley will host a Facebook Live discussion tomorrow, January 15, at 1 p.m. to discuss the COVID-19 response, implementing the State’s vaccination plan and how the County will move forward during the pandemic. Respondents are asked to submit questions and concerns via the app; staff will do their best to provide answers and information.

Use Judge Becerra’s official Facebook account to participate: https://www.facebook.com/judgebecerra.

January 14 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
12,809 88,275 10,329 3,219 2,332 1,486 148 627 45 Updated Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 389 348 737 0
10-19 yrs. 935 818 1,753 0
20-29 yrs. 2,022 1,865 3,887 1
30-39 yrs. 1,074 943 2,017 0
40-49 yrs. 904 804 1,708 5
50-59 yrs. 627 640 1,267 15
60-69 yrs. 416 380 796 20
70-79 yrs. 210 203 413 44
> 80 yrs. 144 87 231 63
Total 6,721 6,088 12,809 148

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 341 72 260 9
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,234 485 1,728 21
Creedmoor 4 1 3 0
Driftwood 156 27 129 0
Dripping Springs 566 137 424 5
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 3,921 678 3,198 45
Manchaca 19 2 17 0
Maxwell 24 9 15 0
Mountain City 33 3 29 1
Niederwald 76 25 51 0
San Marcos 4,964 778 4,126 60
Uhland 28 3 25 0
Wimberley 434 112 315 7
Woodcreek 2 0 2 0
Total 12,809 2,332 10,329 148

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
Hispanic 3,237 2,910 6,147 48.0%
Non-Hispanic 2,137 1,970 4,107 32.1%
Not Specified 1,347 1,208 2,555 20.0%
Total 6,721 6,088 1,2809 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 0.9%
Black 2.7%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.9%
Not Specified/ Unknown 1.4%

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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