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Hays County COVID-19 Update March 31

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD)  reports 25 new lab-confirmed cases along with three (3) new hospitalizations and no new hospital discharges. There are 26 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,547.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 17,150. Hays County has 367 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 559 active cases. Hays County has had 791 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 11 people are currently hospitalized.

As of 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 31 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
17,150 143,213 16,547 559 367 1,890 236 791 11 Conducted on Friday’s

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 551 559 1,110 0
10-19 yrs. 1,368 1,178 2,546 0
20-29 yrs. 2,541 2,324 4,865 1
30-39 yrs. 1,388 1,244 2,632 6
40-49 yrs. 1,237 1,080 2,317 12
50-59 yrs. 851 864 1,715 30
60-69 yrs. 573 537 1,110 34
70-79 yrs. 270 268 538 66
> 80 yrs. 195 122 317 87
Total 8,974 8,176 17,150 236

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 510 11 489 10
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,029 53 2,939 37
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 211 2 208 1
Dripping Springs 815 25 781 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,532 121 5,337 74
Manchaca 25 0 25 0
Maxwell 62 0 61 1
Mountain City 45 3 41 1
Niederwald 90 1 89 0
San Marcos 6,099 141 5,867 91
Uhland 32 1 31 0
Wimberley 683 9 664 10
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 17,150 367 16,547 236

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 4,421 3,997 8,418 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 3,072 2,830 5,902 34.4%
Not Specified 1,481 1,349 2,830 16.5%
Total 8,974 8,176 17,150 100.0%

 

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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