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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 1, 2021

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports three COVID-related fatalities: a Buda man in his 50s, a Kyle man in his 60s, and a San Marcos man in his 90s.

The Department also reports 75 new lab-confirmed cases since Friday along with eight (8) new hospitalizations and 15 new hospital discharges. There are 42 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 15,619.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 16,345. Hays County has 510 active cases. In the past 21 days, there have been 1,035 active cases. Hays County has had 748 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 22 people are currently hospitalized.

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.

March 1, 2021 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
16,345 123,170 15,619 1,035 510 1,793 216 748 22 Performed on Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 516 525 1041 0
10-19 yrs. 1291 1114 2,405 0
20-29 yrs. 2,411 2,242 4,653 1
30-39 yrs. 1,315 1189 2,504 5
40-49 yrs. 1180 1029 2,209 11
50-59 yrs. 816 832 1,648 26
60-69 yrs. 553 511 1064 30
70-79 yrs. 259 262 521 63
> 80 yrs. 183 117 300 80
Total 8,524 7,821 16,345 216

 

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 490 31 449 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,881 104 2,745 32
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 200 2 198 0
Dripping Springs 747 29 709 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,305 159 5,078 68
Manchaca 23 0 23 0
Maxwell 52 7 44 1
Mountain City 40 1 38 1
Niederwald 89 1 88 0
San Marcos 5,825 148 5,593 84
Uhland 29 1 28 0
Wimberley 647 27 611 9
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 16,345 510 15,619 216

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 4,212 3,826 8,038 49.18%
Non-Hispanic 2,865 2,663 5,528 33.82%
Not Specified 1,447 1,332 2,779 17.00%
Total 8,524 7,821 16,345 100.00%

 

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

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.6%
Other 1.0%
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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