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Hays County COVID-19 Update April 16

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 115 new lab-confirmed cases along with four (4) new hospitalizations and three (3) new hospital discharges. There are 63 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,946. Please note: today’s report covers April 15 – April 16.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 17,760. Hays County has 576 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 748 active cases. Hays County has had 818 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 13 people are currently hospitalized.

During the HCLHD routine data audit, 3 cases were removed from the total COVID-related fatalities.

HCLHD will send the COVID-19 report on Mondays, Wednesdays, 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 15-16 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
17,760 152,606 16,946 748 576 1,947 238 818 13 3

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 573 584 1,157 0
10-19 yrs. 1,452 1,231 2,683 0
20-29 yrs. 2,645 2,420 5,065 1
30-39 yrs. 1,425 1,268 2,693 5
40-49 yrs. 1,278 1,113 2,391 12
50-59 yrs. 877 888 1,765 31
60-69 yrs. 585 549 1,134 36
70-79 yrs. 277 273 550 67
> 80 yrs. 197 125 322 86
Total 9,309 8,451 17,760 238

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 532 21 502 9
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,139 103 2,998 38
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 221 9 210 2
Dripping Springs 847 30 808 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,683 142 5,472 69
Manchaca 25 0 25 0
Maxwell 65 3 61 1
Mountain City 45 0 44 1
Niederwald 93 3 90 0
San Marcos 6,358 248 6,014 96
Uhland 33 1 32 0
Wimberley 700 14 675 11
Woodcreek 9 2 6 1
Total 17,760 576 16,946 238

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 4,567 4,127 8,694 49.0%
Non-Hispanic 3,233 2,945 6,178 34.8%
Not Specified 1,509 1,379 2,888 16.3%
Total 9,309 8,451 17,760 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 2.9%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.6%
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.

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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