Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 11 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reports four (4) new hospitalizations, five (5) hospital discharges and 41 additional recoveries.

The County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 5,308; of those, 2,393 are considered active. The number of individuals considered recovered is 2,870. The number of negative tests is 23,702. Schneider is awaiting results on 31 tests.

Hays County has had 138 total hospitalizations and 17 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 25 Report

Lab Confirmed

Negative

Pending

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

5.308

23,702

31

2,870

2,393

45

138

17

 

 

 

Age Range

Female

Male

Total

Fatalities

0-9 yrs.

96

86

182

0

10-19 yrs.

250

193

443

0

20-29 yrs.

1,040

1,027

2,067

0

30-39 yrs.

465

428

893

0

40-49 yrs.

353

295

648

1

50-59 yrs.

256

242

498

5

60-69 yrs.

173

132

305

4

70-79 yrs.

90

91

181

20

> 80 yrs.

45

46

91

15

Total

2,768

2,540

5,308

45

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

50

29

20

1

Bear Creek

1

0

1

0

Buda

714

348

362

4

Creedmoor

0

0

0

0

Driftwood

36

17

19

0

Dripping Springs

90

67

22

1

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

1,651

863

775

13

Manchaca

9

3

6

0

Maxwell

9

0

9

0

Mountain City

9

6

1

2

Niederwald

30

0

30

0

San Marcos

2,603

1,020

1,560

23

Uhland

19

13

6

0

Wimberley

86

26

59

1

Woodcreek

1

1

0

0

Total

5,308

2,393

2,870

45

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

1,244

1,122

2,366

44.6%

Non-Hispanic

493

478

971

18.3%

Not Specified

1,031

940

1,971

37.1%

Total

2,768

2,540

5,308

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

36.8%

 

*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 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:51:00 PM

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