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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 8, 2021

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports two COVID-related fatalities, a San Marcos man in his 60s and a San Marcos woman in her 80s. The department also reports 84 new lab-confirmed cases along with three (3) new hospitalizations and six (6) new hospital discharges since Friday’s update. 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 16,574. Hays County has 728 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 741 active cases. Hays County has had 758 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 11 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 6-8, 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
16,574 130,642 15,617 741 728 1,832 229 758 11 (On Fridays)

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 524 536 1060 0
10-19 yrs. 1313 1130 2,443 0
20-29 yrs. 2,441 2,259 4,700 1
30-39 yrs. 1,337 1205 2,542 6
40-49 yrs. 1204 1047 2,251 11
50-59 yrs. 827 836 1,663 29
60-69 yrs. 558 519 1077 34
70-79 yrs. 267 264 531 64
> 80 yrs. 188 119 307 84
Total 8,659 7,915 16,574 229

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 495 36 449 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,940 160 2,746 34
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 205 6 198 1
Dripping Springs 773 56 708 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,355 210 5,074 71
Manchaca 25 2 23 0
Maxwell 56 11 44 1
Mountain City 42 3 38 1
Niederwald 89 1 88 0
San Marcos 5,886 202 5,594 90
Uhland 29 1 28 0
Wimberley 662 40 612 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 16,574 728 15,617 229

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 4,281 3,861 8,142 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 2,927 2,713 5,640 34.0%
Not Specified 1,451 1,341 2,792 16.8%
Total 8,659 7,915 16,574 100.0%

 

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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