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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 29

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 77 new lab-confirmed cases along with three (3) new hospitalizations and five (5) new hospital discharges since Friday’s report. There are 17 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,431.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 17,121. Hays County has 454 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 632 active cases. Hays County has had 787 total COVID-related hospitalizations and seven (7) people are currently hospitalized.

As of today, March 29, all adults are eligible for a vaccine in Texas according to the state health department.

Hays County issued a news release 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 29 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
17,121 142,774 16,431 632 454 1,887 236 787 7 Conducted on Friday’s

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 551 559 1,110 0
10-19 yrs. 1,364 1,177 2,541 0
20-29 yrs. 2,540 2,320 4,860 1
30-39 yrs. 1,385 1,242 2,627 6
40-49 yrs. 1,235 1,078 2,313 12
50-59 yrs. 849 860 1,709 30
60-69 yrs. 569 537 1,106 34
70-79 yrs. 270 268 538 66
> 80 yrs. 195 122 317 87
Total 8,958 8,163 17,121 236

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 509 10 489 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,025 64 2,924 37
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 211 3 207 1
Dripping Springs 814 36 769 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,516 132 5,310 74
Manchaca 25 0 25 0
Maxwell 62 3 58 1
Mountain City 44 2 41 1
Niederwald 90 1 89 0
San Marcos 6,094 184 5,819 91
Uhland 32 2 30 0
Wimberley 682 17 655 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 17,121 454 16,431 236

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 4,414 3,990 8,404 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 3,065 2,824 5,889 34.4%
Not Specified 1,479 1,349 2,828 16.5%
Total 8,958 8,163 17,121 100.0%

 

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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