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Hays County COVID-19 Update as of August 16

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports three COVID-related fatalities: a Kyle man in his 50s, a San Marcos man in his 90s, and a San Marcos woman in her 60s. The department also reports 434 new lab-confirmed cases along with thirty-one (31) new hospitalizations and thirteen (13) new hospital discharges. This report covers August 14-16, 2021. There are 468 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 20,649. 

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 23,123. Hays County has 2,182 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,095 active cases. Hays County has had 1,105 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 67 people are currently hospitalized. Of those, 58 are unvaccinated and nine (9) are fully vaccinated.

Vaccine opportunities:

  • M-F, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines @ Live Oak Community Clinic, 401 Broadway, San Marcos, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • M-F, Walk-in Pfizer vaccine clinics @ CommuniCare, 2810 Dacy Ln., Kyle, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.  
  • Walk-in Pfizer clinic @ ACC Hays Campus, 1200 Kohlers Crossing, Bldg. 1000 August 17 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & August 21 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

August 14-16 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
23,123 209,098 20,649 3,095 2,182 2,573 292 1,105 67 On Fridays

 

Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 826 822 1648 0
10-19 yrs. 1901 1680 3,581 1
20-29 yrs. 3,296 3,031 6,327 2
30-39 yrs. 1,903 1735 3,638 8
40-49 yrs. 1680 1458 3,138 18
50-59 yrs. 1120 1152 2,272 37
60-69 yrs. 734 689 1423 48
70-79 yrs. 366 341 707 79
> 80 yrs. 231 158 389 99
Total 12,057 11,066 23,123 292

 

Active Cases
AGE RANGE Female Male Total
0-9 yrs. 116 105 221
10-19 yrs. 177 170 347
20-29 yrs. 256 270 526
30-39 yrs. 197 199 396
40-49 yrs. 154 135 289
50-59 yrs. 103 109 212
60-69 yrs. 49 61 110
70-79 yrs. 32 25 57
> 80 yrs. 12 12 24
Total 1,096 1,086 2,182

 

Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 659 46 604 9
Bear Creek 6 1 5 0
Buda 4,183 374 3,760 49
Creedmoor 8 2 5 1
Driftwood 308 30 275 3
Dripping Springs 1147 62 1071 14
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 7,516 820 6,611 85
Manchaca 29 1 28 0
Maxwell 56 1 54 1
Mountain City 65 13 50 2
Niederwald 110 6 104 0
San Marcos 7,953 701 7,140 112
Uhland 41 0 41 0
Wimberley 1027 124 890 13
Woodcreek 12 1 8 3
Total 23,123 2,182 20,649 292

NOTE: Some Hays County residents have Austin addresses. Because of HIPAA laws, additional information is not allowed to be shared.

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 5,996 5,451 11,447 49.5%
Non-Hispanic 4,302 3,967 8,269 35.8%
Not Specified 1,759 1,648 3,407 14.7%
Total 12,057 11,066 23,123 100.0%

 

Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 3.1%
Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%
White 69.3%
Other 1.0%
Not Specified/ Unknown 25.5%

The County’s COVID-19 info, including the online dashboard, is here.

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