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Hays County COVID-19 Update May 15-17

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 48 new lab-confirmed cases along with three (3) new hospitalizations and eight (8) new hospital discharges. There are 82 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 18,191. This report covers May 15-17, 2021.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 18,731. Hays County has 295 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 532 active cases. Hays County has had 876 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 10 people are currently hospitalized.

Upcoming ‘no appointment needed’ vaccine clinics:

May 18, 19 – Dripping Springs Ranch Park, 1042 Event Center Dr., 10 a.m.- 5:45 p.m.

 

May 15-17 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
18,731 166,795 18,191 532 295 2,048 245 876 10 Conducted on Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 614 624 1,238 0
10-19 yrs. 1,570 1,338 2,908 0
20-29 yrs. 2,777 2,532 5,309 2
30-39 yrs. 1,495 1,331 2,826 5
40-49 yrs. 1,345 1,183 2,528 13
50-59 yrs. 915 931 1,846 33
60-69 yrs. 607 571 1,178 38
70-79 yrs. 288 279 567 68
> 80 yrs. 203 128 331 86
Total 9,814 8,917 18,731 245

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 564 6 549 9
Bear Creek 4 0 4 0
Buda 3,333 46 3,248 39
Creedmoor 5 2 2 1
Driftwood 240 5 233 2
Dripping Springs 917 29 879 9
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 5,968 92 5,805 71
Manchaca 26 1 25 0
Maxwell 73 2 70 1
Mountain City 47 1 45 1
Niederwald 98 2 96 0
San Marcos 6,674 100 6,474 100
Uhland 34 1 33 0
Wimberley 736 8 717 11
Woodcreek 9 0 8 1
Total 18,731 295 18,191 245

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 4,838 4,338 9,176 49.0%
Non-Hispanic 3,435 3,146 6,581 35.1%
Not Specified 1,541 1,433 2,974 15.9%
Total 9,814 8,917 18,731 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 3.2%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.4%
Other 1.0%
Not Specified/ Unknown 25.3%

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