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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 2, 2021

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports five COVID-related fatalities, a Buda man in his 50s, a Kyle man in his 60s, a Kyle woman in her 90s, a San Marcos man in his 30s, and Wimberley woman in her 90s.

The Department also reports 54 new lab-confirmed cases along with four (4) new hospitalizations and six (6) new hospital discharges. There are 0 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 16,399. Hays County has 559 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 872 active cases. Hays County has had 752 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 20 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 2, 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
16,399 125,245 15,619 872 559 1,802 221 752 20 Performed on Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 517 527 1044 0
10-19 yrs. 1297 1118 2,415 0
20-29 yrs. 2,414 2,246 4,660 1
30-39 yrs. 1,319 1195 2,514 6
40-49 yrs. 1186 1034 2,220 11
50-59 yrs. 819 834 1,653 27
60-69 yrs. 556 511 1067 31
70-79 yrs. 261 262 523 63
> 80 yrs. 186 117 303 82
Total 8,555 7,844 16,399 221

 

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 492 33 449 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,896 117 2,746 33
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 202 4 198 0
Dripping Springs 752 34 709 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,315 170 5,075 70
Manchaca 23 0 23 0
Maxwell 53 8 44 1
Mountain City 40 1 38 1
Niederwald 89 1 88 0
San Marcos 5,832 153 5,594 85
Uhland 29 1 28 0
Wimberley 659 37 612 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 16,399 559 15,619 221

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 4,227 3,835 8,062 49.16%
Non-Hispanic 2,880 2,676 5,556 33.88%
Not Specified 1,448 1,333 2,781 16.96%
Total 8,555 7,844 16,399 100.00%

 

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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