Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports two (2) COVID-related fatalities, a Driftwood man in his 50s and a San Marcos man in his 60s. Please note: today’s report covers April 2 – April 5. The department also reports 150 new lab-confirmed cases along with four (4) new hospitalizations and six (6) new hospital discharges. There are 86 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,637.
The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 17,337. Hays County has 462 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 671 active cases. Hays County has had 800 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 10 people are currently hospitalized.
Beginning today, HCLHD will begin sending the COVID-19 report on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays. The data will continue to be available on the COVID-19 dashboard Monday – Friday. We anticipate that in June we will scale back to Monday and Friday updates only.
April 2-5 Report
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|17,337||146,199||16,637||671||462||1,899||238||800||10||Conducted on Friday’s|
|> 80 yrs.||196||122||318||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%|
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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