Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one COVID-related fatality; a Kyle woman in her 40s. The department also reports 43 new lab-confirmed cases, five (5) new hospitalizations and two (2) new hospital discharges, as well as 26 additional people now considered recovered.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County is 10,524 with 1,754 current active cases. The County has had 2,283 active cases in the last 21 days. There are 74,011 negative tests overall. The total number of recoveries is 8,644. Hays County has had 550 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 49 people are currently hospitalized.

Please note - the HCLHD will not be reporting COVID case updates during the time Hays County is closed over the upcoming holiday break: January 1-3.

Epidemiologist Eric Schneider reminded Hays County residents to continue taking precautions against COVID-19 exposure.

“The best advice we can offer is staying home unless necessary, avoiding contact with people outside of your household and celebrating New Year’s at home this year. These steps can help us avoid another surge of cases and hospitalizations.”

 

December 30 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

10,524

74,011

8,644

2,283

1,754

1,228

126

550

49

Updated Fridays

 

 

 

 

Age Range

Female

Male

Total

Fatalities

0-9 yrs.

287

262

549

0

10-19 yrs.

751

631

1,382

0

20-29 yrs.

1,695

1,609

3,304

1

30-39 yrs.

873

786

1,659

0

40-49 yrs.

742

650

1,392

5

50-59 yrs.

514

525

1,039

11

60-69 yrs.

353

310

663

19

70-79 yrs.

168

163

331

38

> 80 yrs.

130

75

205

52

Total

5,513

5,011

10,524

126

 

 

 

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

269

64

196

9

Bear Creek

4

0

4

0

Buda

1,764

362

1,386

16

Creedmoor

3

1

2

0

Driftwood

129

28

101

0

Dripping Springs

433

105

323

5

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

3,262

566

2,655

41

Manchaca

17

6

11

0

Maxwell

15

6

9

0

Mountain City

28

9

18

1

Niederwald

52

11

41

0

San Marcos

4,198

526

3,622

50

Uhland

25

2

23

0

Wimberley

323

68

251

4

Woodcreek

2

0

2

0

Total

10,524

1,754

8,644

126

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

2,556

2,305

4,861

46.2%

Non-Hispanic

1,686

1,577

3,263

31.0%

Not Specified

1,271

1,129

2,400

22.8%

Total

5,513

5,011

10,524

100.0%

 

 

Race

Percentage of Cases

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.7%

Black

2.5%

Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%

White

70.0%

Not Specified/ Unknown

1.0%

 

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

Posted by Kim Hilsenbeck Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:21:00 PM

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