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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 22

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 36 new lab-confirmed cases along with nine (9) new hospitalizations and one (1) new hospital discharge since Friday’s report. There are 34 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,255.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 16,913. Hays County has 423 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 645 active cases. Hays County has had 781 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 14 people are currently hospitalized.

HCLHD officials urge everyone to continue following COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including frequent vigorous hand washing, social distancing, wearing face masks and avoiding in-person gatherings.

 

March 22 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
16,913 138,374 16,255 645 423 1,864 235 781 14 Conducted on Friday’s

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 540 549 1,089 0
10-19 yrs. 1,348 1,165 2,513 0
20-29 yrs. 2,499 2,296 4,795 1
30-39 yrs. 1,367 1,230 2,597 6
40-49 yrs. 1,222 1,064 2,286 12
50-59 yrs. 836 853 1,689 30
60-69 yrs. 566 530 1,096 34
70-79 yrs. 269 267 536 66
> 80 yrs. 191 121 312 86
Total 8,838 8,075 16,913 235

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 502 9 483 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 2,999 76 2,887 36
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 209 4 204 1
Dripping Springs 797 39 749 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,445 106 5,265 74
Manchaca 25 0 25 0
Maxwell 62 4 57 1
Mountain City 43 3 39 1
Niederwald 90 1 89 0
San Marcos 6,014 160 5,763 91
Uhland 32 3 29 0
Wimberley 678 18 650 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 16,913 423 16,255 235

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 4,360 3,939 8,299 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 3,016 2,791 5,807 34.3%
Not Specified 1,462 1,345 2,807 16.6%
Total 8,838 8,075 16,913 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 2.7%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.7%
Other 1.0%
Not Specified/ Unknown 25.5%

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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