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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 3, 2021

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports three COVID-related fatalities, a Driftwood man in his 60s, a Kyle man in his 50s, a San Marcos man in his 80s. The Department also reports 36 new lab-confirmed cases along with one (1) new hospitalization and five (5) 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 16,435. Hays County has 592 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 794 active cases. Hays County has had 753 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 16 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
16,435 125,900 15619 794 592 1809 224 753 16 Performed on Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 518 530 1048 0
10-19 yrs. 1301 1121 2,422 0
20-29 yrs. 2,416 2,251 4,667 1
30-39 yrs. 1,322 1197 2,519 6
40-49 yrs. 1187 1040 2,227 11
50-59 yrs. 820 836 1,656 28
60-69 yrs. 556 514 1070 32
70-79 yrs. 261 262 523 63
> 80 yrs. 186 117 303 83
Total 8,567 7,868 16,435 224

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 493 34 449 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,908 129 2,746 33
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 204 5 198 1
Dripping Springs 753 35 709 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,325 179 5,075 71
Manchaca 23 0 23 0
Maxwell 55 10 44 1
Mountain City 40 1 38 1
Niederwald 89 1 88 0
San Marcos 5,840 160 5,594 86
Uhland 29 1 28 0
Wimberley 659 37 612 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 16,435 592 15,619 224

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 4,233 3,844 8,077 49.15%
Non-Hispanic 2,886 2,689 5,575 33.92%
Not Specified 1,448 1,335 2,783 16.93%
Total 8,567 7,868 16,435 100.00%

 

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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