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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 23

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 32 new lab-confirmed cases along with no new hospitalizations and one (1) new hospital discharge. There are 84 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,339.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 16,945. Hays County has 371 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 602 active cases. Hays County has had 781 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 13 people are currently hospitalized.

According to the state health department, all adults will be eligible for a vaccine in Texas beginning March 29. Hays County issued a news release earlier today about this change; it’s available on our website: https://hayscountytx.com/2021/03/23/dshs-opens-vaccine-eligibility-to-all-adults-beginning-march-29/

 

March 23 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
16,945 139,155 16,339 602 371 1,867 235 781 13 Conducted on Friday’s

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 541 551 1,092 0
10-19 yrs. 1,353 1,165 2,518 0
20-29 yrs. 2,503 2,300 4,803 1
30-39 yrs. 1,370 1,230 2,600 6
40-49 yrs. 1,224 1,065 2,289 12
50-59 yrs. 840 857 1,697 30
60-69 yrs. 566 531 1,097 34
70-79 yrs. 269 267 536 66
> 80 yrs. 192 121 313 86
Total 8,858 8,087 16,945 235

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 502 7 485 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,003 62 2,905 36
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 209 4 204 1
Dripping Springs 803 31 763 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,459 103 5,282 74
Manchaca 25 0 25 0
Maxwell 62 4 57 1
Mountain City 43 1 41 1
Niederwald 90 1 89 0
San Marcos 6,021 138 5,792 91
Uhland 32 3 29 0
Wimberley 679 17 652 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 16,945 371 16,339 235

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 4,371 3,943 8,314 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 3,020 2,798 5,818 34.3%
Not Specified 1,467 1,346 2,813 16.6%
Total 8,858 8,087 16,945 100.0%

 

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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