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Hays County COVID-19 Update January 21

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports three (3) COVID-related fatalities, a Buda man in his 70s, a Kyle man in his 50s, and a Kyle woman in her 90s.

The department also reports 218 new lab-confirmed cases along with five (5) new hospitalizations and eight (8) new hospital discharges. There are 126 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 11,065.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 13,900. Hays County has 2,664 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,431 active cases. Hays County has had 668 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 44 people are currently hospitalized.

The County issued a vaccine update earlier today, which can be found here: https://hayscountytx.com/2021/01/21/hays-county-vaccine-rollout-update-january-21/

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 21 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
13,900 96,202 11,065 3,431 2,664 1,612 171 668 44 Conducted on Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 425 397 822 0
10-19 yrs. 1,024 900 1,924 0
20-29 yrs. 2,128 1,981 4,109 1
30-39 yrs. 1,158 1,025 2,183 4
40-49 yrs. 1,000 875 1,875 7
50-59 yrs. 693 714 1,407 18
60-69 yrs. 460 422 882 21
70-79 yrs. 228 222 450 49
> 80 yrs. 155 93 248 71
Total 7,271 6,629 13,900 171

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 371 84 277 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,439 536 1,881 22
Creedmoor 5 2 3 0
Driftwood 168 28 140 0
Dripping Springs 619 146 466 7
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 4,308 839 3,415 54
Manchaca 19 2 17 0
Maxwell 34 18 15 1
Mountain City 35 3 31 1
Niederwald 85 26 59 0
San Marcos 5,285 839 4,378 68
Uhland 28 2 26 0
Wimberley 493 138 348 7
Woodcreek 4 1 2 1
Total 13,900 2,664 11,065 171

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 3,545 3,212 6,757 48.6%
Non-Hispanic 2,343 2,172 4,515 32.5%
Not Specified 1,383 1,245 2,628 18.9%
Total 7,271 6,629 13,900 100.0%

 

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

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.6%
Not Specified/ Unknown 1.3%

NOTE: Some Hays County residents have Austin addresses. Because of HIPAA laws, additional information about patients is not allowed to be shared.

A COVID-19 Fact Sheet is on the County website: https://hayscountytx.com/covid-19-fact-sheet/. The COVID-19 Dashboard has the option to see the stats broken down by individual cities. After selecting “View Cities Dashboard”, use the drop-down menu to search by city. The County’s COVID-19 info 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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