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Hays County COVID-19 Update February 5

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports three (3) COVID-related fatalities, a Kyle man in his 60s, a Kyle man in his 80s and a San Marcos man in his 70s. The department also reports 163 new lab-confirmed cases along with four (4) new hospitalizations and eight (8) new hospital discharges. There are 215 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 13,235.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 15,378. Hays County has 1,945 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,044 active cases. Hays County has had 691 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 35 people are currently hospitalized.

NOTE: During a routine HCLHD local audit, 70 cases were removed; seven (7) of those were hospitalizations. Cases are removed when they are confirmed to be duplicate or out of county.

Individuals who qualify under DSHS 1A and 1B rules can put their name on a pre-registration waitlist at HaysInformed.com.

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February 5 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
15,378 111,140 13,235 3,044 1,945 1,743 198 691 35 70

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 473 474 947 0
10-19 yrs. 1177 1,035 2,212 0
20-29 yrs. 2,287 2,149 4,436 1
30-39 yrs. 1,253 1,124 2,377 4
40-49 yrs. 1,105 967 2,072 9
50-59 yrs. 771 788 1,559 24
60-69 yrs. 523 479 1,002 26
70-79 yrs. 251 247 498 58
> 80 yrs. 171 104 275 76
Total 8,011 7,367 15,378 198

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 439 94 335 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,698 348 2,323 27
Creedmoor 4 2 1 1
Driftwood 192 24 168 0
Dripping Springs 698 114 575 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 4,966 716 4,190 60
Manchaca 19 1 18 0
Maxwell 47 18 28 1
Mountain City 37 2 34 1
Niederwald 87 7 80 0
San Marcos 5,558 508 4,969 81
Uhland 28 2 26 0
Wimberley 592 107 478 7
Woodcreek 6 2 3 1
Total 15,378 1,945 13,235 198

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 3,939 3,597 7,536 49.0%
Non-Hispanic 2,668 2,476 5,144 33.5%
Not Specified 1,404 1,294 2,698 17.5%
Total 8,011 7,367 15,378 100.0%

 

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

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