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Hays County COVID-19 Update January 16-19

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

Lab-Confirmed Negative
Tests
Recovered Cases Active Last 21 days Active
All Cases
Probable

Cases

COVID-related Fatalities Total Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations Cases Removed
13,647 94,146 10,741 3,628 2,744 1,512 162 658 49 8

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 410 380 790 0
10-19 yrs. 1006 872 1,878 0
20-29 yrs. 2,099 1,962 4,061 1
30-39 yrs. 1,139 1011 2,150 2
40-49 yrs. 979 862 1,841 7
50-59 yrs. 678 697 1,375 17
60-69 yrs. 455 412 867 21
70-79 yrs. 224 218 442 46
> 80 yrs. 152 91 243 68
Total 7,142 6,505 13,647 162

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 366 85 271 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,386 553 1,812 21
Creedmoor 5 2 3 0
Driftwood 168 30 138 0
Dripping Springs 608 154 448 6
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 4,213 851 3,310 52
Manchaca 19 2 17 0
Maxwell 33 18 15 0
Mountain City 34 3 30 1
Niederwald 84 31 53 0
San Marcos 5,216 881 4,270 65
Uhland 28 3 25 0
Wimberley 477 130 340 7
Woodcreek 3 1 2 0
Total 13,647 2,744 10,741 162

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 3,468 3,142 6,610 48.4%
Non-Hispanic 2,301 2,127 4,428 32.5%
Not Specified 1,373 1,236 2,609 19.1%
Total 7,142 6,505 13,647 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 0.9%
Black 2.6%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.8%
Not Specified/ Unknown 1.3%

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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