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Hays County COVID-19 Update February 23

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one (1) new COVID-related fatality, a Kyle woman in her 40s. The department also reports 84 new lab-confirmed cases along with two (2) new hospitalizations and five (5) new hospital discharges. There are 206 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 15,320.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 16,120. Hays County has 591 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 1,247 active cases. Hays County has had 726 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 25 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 23 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
16,120 119,740 15,320 1,247 591 1,775 209 726 25 Conducted on Friday’s

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 508 520 1,028 0
10-19 yrs. 1,263 1,094 2,357 0
20-29 yrs. 2,377 2,213 4,590 1
30-39 yrs. 1,300 1,175 2,475 4
40-49 yrs. 1,164 1,018 2,182 11
50-59 yrs. 803 828 1,631 24
60-69 yrs. 548 500 1,048 28
70-79 yrs. 258 258 516 62
> 80 yrs. 179 114 293 79
Total 8,400 7,720 16,120 209

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 476 29 437 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,838 124 2,684 30
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 202 9 193 0
Dripping Springs 735 27 699 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,244 217 4,962 65
Manchaca 23 4 19 0
Maxwell 56 14 41 1
Mountain City 39 2 36 1
Niederwald 89 2 87 0
San Marcos 5,740 137 5,521 82
Uhland 29 1 28 0
Wimberley 632 24 599 9
Woodcreek 7 1 5 1
Total 16,120 591 15,320 209

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 4,148 3,772 7,920 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 2,816 2,625 5,441 33.8%
Not Specified 1,436 1,323 2,759 17.1%
Total 8,400 7,720 16,120 100.0%

 

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

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.5%
Other 1.1%
Not Specified/ Unknown 25.6%

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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