Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 20 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases along with two (2) new hospitalizations and 47 additional recoveries.

Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said the County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 5,250; of those, 2,425 are considered active. The number of individuals considered recovered is 2,780. The number of negative tests is 23,411. Schneider is awaiting results on 37 tests.

Hays County has had 134 total hospitalizations and 20 people are currently hospitalized. Some patients are in hospitals outside Hays County but are included in our numbers if they reside here. Likewise, an individual from another county who is in a local hospital would be accounted for in their county of residence.

NOTE: Free COVID-19 testing through the Texas Division of Emergency Management will take place August 24-29 at two locations simultaneously: San Marcos High School and the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center in Kyle. Testing will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at both sites. For more information, see the this Facebook event.

Information about new permanent test sites operated by the county and its partners at Premiere ER and CommuniCare, will be shared once the details are finalized.

August 21 Report

Lab Confirmed

Negative

Pending

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

5,250

23,411

37

2,780

2,425

45

134

20

 

 

 

Age Range

Female

Male

Total

Fatalities

0-9 yrs.

96

86

182

0

10-19 yrs.

246

189

435

0

20-29 yrs.

1,031

1,012

2,043

0

30-39 yrs.

463

423

886

0

40-49 yrs.

348

293

641

1

50-59 yrs.

255

236

491

5

60-69 yrs.

171

132

303

4

70-79 yrs.

89

90

179

20

> 80 yrs.

44

46

90

15

Total

2,743

2,507

5,250

45

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

48

27

20

1

Bear Creek

1

0

1

0

Buda

708

350

354

4

Creedmoor

0

0

0

0

Driftwood

36

19

17

0

Dripping Springs

89

67

21

1

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

1,643

870

760

13

Manchaca

9

3

6

0

Maxwell

9

1

8

0

Mountain City

9

6

1

2

Niederwald

30

0

30

0

San Marcos

2,565

1,043

1,499

23

Uhland

17

11

6

0

Wimberley

85

27

57

1

Woodcreek

1

1

0

0

Total

5,250

2,425

2,780

45

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

1,231

1,104

2,335

44.5%

Non-Hispanic

485

471

956

18.2%

Not Specified

1,027

932

1,959

37.3%

Total

2,743

2,507

5,250

100.0%

 

 

Race

Percentage of Cases

American Indian

0.0%

Asian

0.5%

Black

2.0%

Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%

White

60.8%

Not Specified/ Unknown

36.7%

 

*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 Friday, August 21, 2020 3:44:00 PM

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