Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports eight (8) COVID-related fatalities, an Austin man (Hays County resident with an Austin address) in his 80s, two Kyle men in their 40s, two Kyle men in their 50s, one Kyle man in his 70s, one Kyle woman in her 70s, and one San Marcos man in his 60s.
The department also reports 707 new lab-confirmed cases along with 22 new hospitalizations and 19 new hospital discharges since Friday’s update. There are 315 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 10,741.
The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 13,647. Hays County has 2,744 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,628 active cases. Hays County has had 658 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 49 people are currently hospitalized.
A news release with the most recent update on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout is on the Hays County website. Each Friday at 1 p.m., Hays County officials will do a Facebook Live session to share the most updated information available. Use this Facebook address: https://www.facebook.com/judgebecerra.
January 16-19 Report
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|> 80 yrs.||152||91||243||68|
|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||1.3%|
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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