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Hays County COVID-19 Update as of March 4, 2021

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one COVID-related fatality, a Buda man in his 50s. The Department also reports 23 new lab-confirmed cases along with one (1) new hospitalization and one (1) new hospital discharge. 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 16,458. Hays County has 614 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 732 active cases. Hays County has had 754 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.

*The number of recoveries will remain at zero until next week. This is due to not receiving new cases during the Winter Storm the week of February 15, 2021.

March 4, 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
16,458 126,940 15,619 732 614 1,813 225 754 16 Performed on Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 521 533 1054 0
10-19 yrs. 1305 1124 2,429 0
20-29 yrs. 2,421 2,251 4,672 1
30-39 yrs. 1,325 1197 2,522 6
40-49 yrs. 1189 1040 2,229 11
50-59 yrs. 820 836 1,656 29
60-69 yrs. 556 514 1070 32
70-79 yrs. 261 262 523 63
> 80 yrs. 186 117 303 83
Total 8,584 7,874 16,458 225

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 493 34 449 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,913 133 2,746 34
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 205 6 198 1
Dripping Springs 755 37 709 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,328 182 5,075 71
Manchaca 25 2 23 0
Maxwell 56 11 44 1
Mountain City 40 1 38 1
Niederwald 89 1 88 0
San Marcos 5,848 168 5,594 86
Uhland 29 1 28 0
Wimberley 660 38 612 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 16,458 614 15,619 225

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 4,242 3,845 8,087 49.14%
Non-Hispanic 2,894 2,693 5,587 33.95%
Not Specified 1,448 1,336 2,784 16.92%
Total 8,584 7,874 16,458 100.00%

 

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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