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Hays County COVID-19 Update February 24

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 62 new lab-confirmed cases along with seven (7) new hospitalizations and six (6) new hospital discharges. There are 114 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 15,434.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 16,182. Hays County has 539 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 1,205 active cases. Hays County has had 733 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 26 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 24 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
16,182 120,547 15,434 1,205 539 1,775 209 733 26 Conducted on Friday’s

 

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 510 523 1,033 0
10-19 yrs. 1,273 1,099 2,372 0
20-29 yrs. 2,383 2,224 4,607 1
30-39 yrs. 1,303 1,178 2,481 4
40-49 yrs. 1,169 1,021 2,190 11
50-59 yrs. 807 831 1,638 24
60-69 yrs. 550 500 1,050 28
70-79 yrs. 258 258 516 62
> 80 yrs. 181 114 295 79
Total 8,434 7,748 16,182 209

 

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 478 20 448 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,854 81 2,743 30
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 202 4 198 0
Dripping Springs 736 25 702 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,268 187 5,016 65
Manchaca 23 0 23 0
Maxwell 56 5 50 1
Mountain City 40 1 38 1
Niederwald 89 1 88 0
San Marcos 5,754 176 5,496 82
Uhland 29 0 29 0
Wimberley 636 38 589 9
Woodcreek 7 1 5 1
Total 16,182 539 15,434 209

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 4,167 3,790 7,957 49.2%
Non-Hispanic 2,830 2,632 5,462 33.8%
Not Specified 1,437 1,326 2,763 17.1%
Total 8,434 7,748 16,182 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 2.8%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.3%
Other 1.1%
Not Specified/ Unknown 25.7%

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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