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
|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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