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Hays County COVID-19 Update February 1, 2021

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports four (4) COVID-related fatalities, a San Marcos man in his 50s, a San Marcos woman in her 90s, a Kyle woman in her 80s and a Kyle man in his 50s. The department also reports 317 new lab-confirmed cases since Friday’s report along with 22 new hospitalizations and 19 new hospital discharges. There are 56 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 12,274.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 15,009. Hays County has 2,545 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,869 active cases. Hays County has had 676 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 40 people are currently hospitalized.

Updates on vaccines will be available through text alerts, on HaysInformed.com, and on the County’s official Facebook page

Receive Text Alerts: The County has a text alert option so you can receive messages 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.  

Have questions about vaccines? Please visit the Hays County Vaccine FAQs webpage for more information.

January 30-February 1 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
15,009 107,181 12,274 3,869 2,545 1,697 190 676 40 Performed on Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 464 454 918 0
10-19 yrs. 1135 1005 2,140 0
20-29 yrs. 2,253 2,113 4,366 1
30-39 yrs. 1,234 1097 2,331 4
40-49 yrs. 1078 944 2,022 8
50-59 yrs. 745 760 1,505 22
60-69 yrs. 515 458 973 23
70-79 yrs. 243 241 484 57
> 80 yrs. 168 102 270 75
Total 7,835 7,174 15,009 190

 

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 415 99 306 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,635 447 2,163 25
Creedmoor 9 4 4 1
Driftwood 190 34 156 0
Dripping Springs 674 139 526 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 4,824 936 3,830 58
Manchaca 18 0 18 0
Maxwell 48 23 24 1
Mountain City 36 3 32 1
Niederwald 87 15 72 0
San Marcos 5,470 708 4,685 77
Uhland 28 1 27 0
Wimberley 564 135 422 7
Woodcreek 4 1 2 1
Total 15,009 2,545 12,274 190

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 3,832 3,499 7,331 48.8%
Non-Hispanic 2,605 2,401 5,006 33.4%
Not Specified 1,398 1,274 2,672 17.8%
Total 7,835 7,174 15,009 100.0%

 

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

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.4%
Not Specified/ Unknown 1.1%

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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