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
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|Probable Cases||COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases
|> 80 yrs.||195||122||317||85|
|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%|
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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