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
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|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|
|> 80 yrs.||195||122||317||87|
|Area||Total Cases||Active Cases||Recovered||Fatalities|
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|
|Race||Percentage of Cases|
|Not Specified/ Unknown||25.4%|
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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