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Hays County COVID-19 Update January 29

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one (1) COVID-related fatality, a San Marcos woman in her 50s. The department also reports 116 new lab-confirmed cases along with five (5) new hospitalizations and seven (7) new hospital discharges. There are 185 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 12,218.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 14,692. Hays County has 2,288 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,809 active cases. Hays County has had 654 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 37 people are currently hospitalized.

NOTE: During the HCLHD routine data audit, 335 cases were removed from the total lab-confirmed cases.

The vaccine appointment portal is now closed. Updates will be available through text alerts, on HaysInformed.com, and on the County’s official Facebook page

Receive Text Alerts: The County now has a text alert option so you can receive a text with vaccine updates. Text COVID to 844-928-3213 to sign up for the alerts. 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/hayscountytexas  

Please visit the Hays County Vaccine FAQs webpage for more information https://hayscountytx.com/2021/01/28/hays-county-vaccine-faqs/ .

January 29 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
14,692 104,058 12,218 3,809 2,288 1,691 186 654 37 335

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 455 440 895 0
10-19 yrs. 1,116 982 2,098 0
20-29 yrs. 2,224 2,081 4,305 1
30-39 yrs. 1,211 1,070 2,281 4
40-49 yrs. 1047 921 1,968 8
50-59 yrs. 729 742 1,471 20
60-69 yrs. 499 441 940 23
70-79 yrs. 240 235 475 57
> 80 yrs. 161 98 259 73
Total 7,682 7,010 14,692 186

 

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 387 72 305 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,576 407 2,144 25
Creedmoor 8 3 4 1
Driftwood 184 28 156 0
Dripping Springs 656 121 526 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 4,722 855 3,811 56
Manchaca 18 0 18 0
Maxwell 47 22 24 1
Mountain City 36 3 32 1
Niederwald 85 13 72 0
San Marcos 5,391 648 4,668 75
Uhland 28 1 27 0
Wimberley 543 114 422 7
Woodcreek 4 1 2 1
Total 14,692 2,288 12,218 186

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 3,759 3,402 7,161 48.7%
Non-Hispanic 2,536 2,344 4,880 33.2%
Not Specified 1,387 1,264 2,651 18.0%
Total 7,682 7,010 14,692 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 2.7%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.5%
Not Specified/ Unknown 1.2%

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. Local school districts also have their own COVID-19 dashboards as does Texas State University.

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