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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 5, 2021

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports two COVID-related fatalities, a San Marcos man in his 70s and a San Marcos woman in her 60s. The department also reports 34 new lab-confirmed cases along with one (1) new hospitalization and three (3) new hospital discharges. There are 0 additional persons considered recovered*. The total number of persons considered recovered is 15,617.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 16,490. Hays County has 646 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 702 active cases. Hays County has had 755 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 14 people are currently hospitalized.

As part of a routine audit, the HCLHD removed two cases from the County’s total this week. Cases are typically removed when they are determined to be 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.

*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 5, 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
16,490 127,567 15,617 702 646 1,828 227 755 14 2

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 521 533 1054 0
10-19 yrs. 1305 1124 2,429 0
20-29 yrs. 2,428 2,255 4,683 1
30-39 yrs. 1,329 1200 2,529 6
40-49 yrs. 1192 1043 2,235 11
50-59 yrs. 822 833 1,655 29
60-69 yrs. 556 518 1,074 33
70-79 yrs. 264 264 528 64
> 80 yrs. 186 117 303 83
Total 8,603 7,887 16,490 227

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 494 35 449 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,922 142 2,746 34
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 205 6 198 1
Dripping Springs 758 41 708 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,340 195 5,074 71
Manchaca 25 2 23 0
Maxwell 56 11 44 1
Mountain City 40 1 38 1
Niederwald 89 1 88 0
San Marcos 5,855 173 5,594 88
Uhland 29 1 28 0
Wimberley 660 38 612 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 16,490 646 15,617 227

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 4,253 3,852 8,105 49.2%
Non-Hispanic 2,902 2,697 5,599 34.0%
Not Specified 1,448 1,338 2,786 16.9%
Total 8,603 7,887 16,490 100.0%

 

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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