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
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|> 80 yrs.||161||98||259||73|
|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||1.2%|
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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