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Hays County COVID-19 Update April 1

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one COVID-related fatality, a Buda man in his 60s. The department also reports 38 new lab-confirmed cases along with five (5) new hospitalizations and four (4) new hospital discharges. There are four (4) additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,551.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 17,187. Hays County has 400 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 574 active cases. Hays County has had 796 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 12 people are currently hospitalized. During a routine data audit, one (1) case was removed from the COVID-related fatalities as it was a duplicate.

Starting April 5, HCLHD will provide a COVID-19 update on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays via news release; however, the data will continue to be available on the COVID-19 dashboard Monday through Friday. We anticipate that beginning in June we will scale back to Monday and Friday updates only.

Please note, due to county offices being closed Friday, April 2, there will be no COVID-19 report tomorrow.

April 1 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
17,187 144,079 16,551 574 400 1,894 236 796 12 1

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 552 560 1,112 0
10-19 yrs. 1,370 1,181 2,551 0
20-29 yrs. 2,549 2,329 4,878 1
30-39 yrs. 1,391 1,245 2,636 6
40-49 yrs. 1,239 1,081 2,320 12
50-59 yrs. 853 867 1,720 30
60-69 yrs. 574 538 1,112 35
70-79 yrs. 272 269 541 67
> 80 yrs. 195 122 317 85
Total 8,995 8,192 17,187 236

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 511 13 489 9
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,037 60 2,939 38
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 211 2 208 1
Dripping Springs 817 27 781 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,542 131 5,341 70
Manchaca 25 0 25 0
Maxwell 62 0 61 1
Mountain City 45 3 41 1
Niederwald 90 1 89 0
San Marcos 6,112 152 5,866 94
Uhland 32 1 31 0
Wimberley 686 10 665 11
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 17,187 400 16,551 236

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 4,431 4,004 8,435 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 3,082 2,837 5,919 34.4%
Not Specified 1,482 1,351 2,833 16.5%
Total 8,995 8,192 17,187 100.0%

 

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 Vaccine FAQ is on the County website: https://hayscountytx.com/covid-19-information-for-hays-county-residents/hays-county-vaccine-faqs/. The County’s COVID-19 info, including the online dashboard, is here. Vaccine info and the registration list sign up can be found here: www.HaysInformed.com. 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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