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.
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February 5 Report
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|> 80 yrs.||171||104||275||76|
|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||1.1%|
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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