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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 26

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 28 new lab-confirmed cases along with one (1) new hospitalization and no new hospital discharges. There are 36 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,414.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 17,044. Hays County has 394 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 589 active cases. Hays County has had 784 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 9 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 this week about the change; it’s available on our website: https://hayscountytx.com/2021/03/23/dshs-opens-vaccine-eligibility-to-all-adults-beginning-march-29/

 

March 26 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
17,044 141,719 16,414 589 394 1,872 236 784 9 1

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 545 555 1,100 0
10-19 yrs. 1,359 1,172 2,531 0
20-29 yrs. 2,528 2,310 4,838 1
30-39 yrs. 1,376 1,237 2,613 6
40-49 yrs. 1,231 1,072 2,303 12
50-59 yrs. 847 859 1,706 30
60-69 yrs. 567 534 1,101 34
70-79 yrs. 269 267 536 66
> 80 yrs. 194 122 316 87
Total 8,916 8,128 17,044 236

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 505 6 489 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,023 66 2,920 37
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 209 1 207 1
Dripping Springs 808 31 768 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,493 115 5,304 74
Manchaca 25 0 25 0
Maxwell 62 3 58 1
Mountain City 44 2 41 1
Niederwald 90 1 89 0
San Marcos 6,056 152 5,813 91
Uhland 32 2 30 0
Wimberley 680 15 655 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 17,044 394 16,414 236

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 4,395 3,969 8,364 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 3,048 2,811 5,859 34.4%
Not Specified 1,473 1,348 2,821 16.5%
Total 8,916 8,128 17,044 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 0.7%
Black 2.6%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 70.2%
Other 1.0%
Not Specified/ Unknown 25.4%

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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