Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 47 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases, which includes Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reports two hospital discharges and 49 additional recoveries.

The County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 5,297; of those, 2,423 are considered active. The number of individuals considered recovered is 2,829. The number of negative tests is 23,641. Schneider is awaiting results on 45 tests.

Hays County has had 134 total hospitalizations and 18 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 is taking place through August 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 24 Report

Lab Confirmed

Negative

Pending

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

5,297

23,641

45

2,829

2,423

45

134

18

 

 

 

Age Range

Female

Male

Total

Fatalities

0-9 yrs.

96

86

182

0

10-19 yrs.

250

193

443

0

20-29 yrs.

1,037

1,024

2,061

0

30-39 yrs.

465

427

892

0

40-49 yrs.

352

293

645

1

50-59 yrs.

255

242

497

5

60-69 yrs.

173

132

305

4

70-79 yrs.

90

91

181

20

> 80 yrs.

45

46

91

15

Total

2,763

2,534

5,297

45

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

49

28

20

1

Bear Creek

1

0

1

0

Buda

712

348

360

4

Creedmoor

0

 

 

0

Driftwood

36

18

18

0

Dripping Springs

90

67

22

1

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

1,648

866

769

13

Manchaca

9

3

6

0

Maxwell

9

1

8

0

Mountain City

9

6

1

2

Niederwald

30

0

30

0

San Marcos

2,598

1,046

1,529

23

Uhland

19

13

6

0

Wimberley

86

26

59

1

Woodcreek

1

1

0

0

Total

5,297

2,423

2,829

45

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

1,241

1,119

2,360

44.6%

Non-Hispanic

492

477

969

18.3%

Not Specified

1,030

938

1,968

37.2%

Total

2,763

2,534

5,297

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 Monday, August 24, 2020 4:43:00 PM

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