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Hays County COVID-19 Update February 22

The data contained in this COVID-19 report is from February 13 through February 22. Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports six (6) new COVID-related fatalities, a Buda women in her 60s, a Buda women in her 80s, a Kyle male in his 60s, a Kyle male in his 40s, a Kyle woman in her 70s, and a San Marcos male in his 90s. The department also reports 199 new lab-confirmed cases along with 19 new hospitalizations and 22 new hospital discharges. There are 876 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 15,114.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 16,036. Hays County has 714 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 1,480 active cases. Hays County has had 724 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 28 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. Individuals’ 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 22 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
16,036 119,060 15,114 1,480 714 1,771 208 724 28 Conducted on Friday’s

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 502 508 1,010 0
10-19 yrs. 1,255 1,091 2,346 0
20-29 yrs. 2,364 2,203 4,567 1
30-39 yrs. 1,295 1,169 2,464 4
40-49 yrs. 1,156 1,014 2,170 10
50-59 yrs. 803 824 1,627 24
60-69 yrs. 547 499 1,046 28
70-79 yrs. 257 258 515 62
> 80 yrs. 178 113 291 79
Total 8,357 7,679 16,036 208

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 473 33 430 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,815 130 2,655 30
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 199 7 192 0
Dripping Springs 735 37 689 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,214 253 4,897 64
Manchaca 23 4 19 0
Maxwell 48 9 38 1
Mountain City 39 2 36 1
Niederwald 88 1 87 0
San Marcos 5,727 199 5,446 82
Uhland 28 0 28 0
Wimberley 630 38 583 9
Woodcreek 7 1 5 1
Total 16,036 714 15,114 208

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 4,121 3,748 7,869 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 2,805 2,612 5,417 33.8%
Not Specified 1,431 1,319 2,750 17.2%
Total 8,357 7,679 16,036 100.0%

 

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

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.5%
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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