Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one COVID-related fatality, a Kyle man in his 60s. The Department also reports 46 new lab-confirmed cases along with two (2) new hospitalizations and one (1) new hospital discharge. There are 63 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 15,577.
The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 16,270. Hays County has 480 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 1,123 active cases. Hays County has had 740 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 29 people are currently hospitalized.
Following a routine data audit, HCLHD removed two (2) cases from the total number of cases. Removals are typically due to being out-of-county or duplicate data.
Visit haysinformed.com to sign up on the Hays County vaccine 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. Have questions about vaccines? Please visit the Hays County Vaccine FAQs webpage for more information.
February 26 Report
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|> 80 yrs.||182||116||298||79|
|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||25.5%|
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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