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Hays County COVID-19 Update May 4-5

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 74 new lab-confirmed cases along with three (3) new hospitalizations and one (1) new hospital discharges. There are 103 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 17,739. Please note: today’s report covers May 4-5.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 18,510. Hays County has 531 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 865 active cases. Hays County has had 856 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 16 people are currently hospitalized.

As a reminder, a 1st dose Moderna vaccine clinic will take place Thurs., May 13 at the Dunbar Recreation Center, 801 Martin Luther King Dr., San Marcos from 5-10 p.m. No appointment is needed.

 

May 4-5 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
18,510 162,816 17,739 865 531 2,036 240 856 16 Conducted on Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 612 612 1,224 0
10-19 yrs. 1,544 1,310 2,854 0
20-29 yrs. 2,748 2,503 5,251 1
30-39 yrs. 1,476 1,316 2,792 5
40-49 yrs. 1,335 1,172 2,507 13
50-59 yrs. 905 920 1,825 32
60-69 yrs. 599 567 1,166 36
70-79 yrs. 288 279 567 67
> 80 yrs. 199 125 324 86
Total 9,706 8,804 18,510 240

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 558 21 528 9
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,302 110 3,154 38
Creedmoor 3 0 2 1
Driftwood 235 10 223 2
Dripping Springs 891 34 848 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,898 144 5,684 70
Manchaca 26 1 25 0
Maxwell 72 6 65 1
Mountain City 46 0 45 1
Niederwald 96 2 94 0
San Marcos 6,604 178 6,329 97
Uhland 33 0 33 0
Wimberley 730 25 694 11
Woodcreek 9 0 8 1
Total 18,510 531 17,739 240

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 4,779 4,277 9,056 48.9%
Non-Hispanic 3,396 3,108 6,504 35.1%
Not Specified 1,531 1,419 2,950 15.9%
Total 9,706 8,804 18,510 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 3.0%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.4%
Other 0.9%
Not Specified/ Unknown 25.6%

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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Hays County