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
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|> 80 yrs.||186||117||303||83|
|Area||Total Cases||Active Cases||Recovered||Fatalities|
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|
|Race||Percentage of Cases|
|Not Specified/ Unknown||25.6%|
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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