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Hays County COVID-19 Update February 9

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports two (2) new COVID-related fatalities, a Buda woman in her 70s, and a Wimberley man in his 70s. The department also reports 114 new lab-confirmed along with 11 new hospitalizations and seven (7) new hospital discharges. There are 565 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 13,877.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 15,709. Hays County has 1,632 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,236 active cases. Hays County has had 705 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 37 people are currently hospitalized.

Visit haysinformed.com to sign up on the Hays County pre-registration wait list. The pre-registration list does not guarantee an appointment. Individual’s names will be on the wait list for whichever of the two groups they qualify, either 1A or 1B per Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) rules.

NOTE: A phone call in system will be implemented soon. For now, sign-ups are only available online.

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

 

February 9 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
15,709 114,119 13,877 3,236 1,632 1,752 200 705 37 Conducted on Friday’s

 

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 489 492 981 0
10-19 yrs. 1,218 1,061 2,279 0
20-29 yrs. 2,326 2,179 4,505 1
30-39 yrs. 1,270 1,150 2,420 4
40-49 yrs. 1,133 979 2,112 9
50-59 yrs. 786 804 1,590 24
60-69 yrs. 537 494 1,031 26
70-79 yrs. 254 252 506 60
> 80 yrs. 174 111 285 76
Total 8,187 7,522 15,709 200

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 453 96 347 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,751 304 2,419 28
Creedmoor 4 2 1 1
Driftwood 195 20 175 0
Dripping Springs 713 79 625 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,086 602 4,424 60
Manchaca 19 1 18 0
Maxwell 51 10 40 1
Mountain City 37 1 35 1
Niederwald 88 5 83 0
San Marcos 5,658 413 5,164 81
Uhland 28 2 26 0
Wimberley 612 94 511 7
Woodcreek 7 3 2 2
Total 15,709 1,632 13,877 200

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 4,040 3,691 7,731 49.2%
Non-Hispanic 2,728 2,523 5,251 33.4%
Not Specified 1,419 1,308 2,727 17.4%
Total 8,187 7,522 15,709 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 2.8%
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 COVID-19 Dashboard has the option to see the stats broken down by individual cities. After selecting “View Cities Dashboard”, use the drop-down menu to search by city. 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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