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Hays County COVID-19 Update April 5

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

Lab-Confirmed Negative
Tests
Recovered Cases Active Last 21 days Active
All Cases
Probable

Cases

COVID-related Fatalities Total Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations Cases Removed
17,337 146,199 16,637 671 462 1,899 238 800 10 Conducted on Friday’s

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 558 573 1,131 0
10-19 yrs. 1,391 1,194 2,585 0
20-29 yrs. 2,578 2,356 4,934 1
30-39 yrs. 1,398 1,250 2,648 6
40-49 yrs. 1,247 1,086 2,333 12
50-59 yrs. 857 874 1,731 31
60-69 yrs. 574 541 1,115 36
70-79 yrs. 272 270 542 67
> 80 yrs. 196 122 318 85
Total 9,071 8,266 17,337 238

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 515 15 491 9
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,066 74 2,954 38
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 215 5 208 2
Dripping Springs 822 27 786 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,587 152 5,365 70
Manchaca 25 0 25 0
Maxwell 62 0 61 1
Mountain City 45 2 42 1
Niederwald 92 3 89 0
San Marcos 6,172 174 5,903 95
Uhland 32 0 32 0
Wimberley 687 10 666 11
Woodcreek 7 0 6 1
Total 17,337 462 16,637 238

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 4,467 4,043 8,510 49.1%
Non-Hispanic 3,115 2,861 5,976 34.5%
Not Specified 1,489 1,362 2,851 16.4%
Total 9,071 8,266 17,337 100.0%

 

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%

The County’s COVID-19 info, including the online dashboard, is here. An FAQ page can be found 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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