Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 21 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reports one new hospitalization, four hospital discharges and 51 additional recoveries. The County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 5,361; of those, 2,348 are considered active. The number of individuals considered recovered is 2,967. The number of negative tests is 24,021. Schneider is awaiting results on 31 tests.

Hays County has had 143 total hospitalizations and 14 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.

Schneider reminds the public that free COVID-19 testing is happening Saturday, Aug. 29, at San Marcos High School and the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center in Kyle between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at both sites. For more information, see this Facebook event.

August 28 Report

Lab Confirmed

Negative

Pending

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

5,361

24,021

31

2,967

2,348

46

143

14

 

 

 

Age Range

Female

Male

Total

Fatalities

0-9 yrs.

97

86

183

0

10-19 yrs.

257

199

456

0

20-29 yrs.

1045

1034

2079

0

30-39 yrs.

472

430

902

0

40-49 yrs.

358

297

655

1

50-59 yrs.

259

244

503

5

60-69 yrs.

174

135

309

4

70-79 yrs.

91

91

182

20

> 80 yrs.

46

46

92

16

Total

2799

2562

5361

46

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

53

30

22

1

Bear Creek

1

0

1

0

Buda

723

354

365

4

Creedmoor

0

0

0

Driftwood

36

16

20

0

Dripping Springs

91

65

25

1

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

1,662

866

783

13

Manchaca

9

3

6

0

Maxwell

9

0

9

0

Mountain City

10

7

1

2

Niederwald

30

0

30

0

San Marcos

2,630

966

1,640

24

Uhland

19

13

6

0

Wimberley

87

27

59

1

Woodcreek

1

1

0

0

Total

5,361

2,348

2,967

46

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

1,260

1,130

2,390

44.6%

Non-Hispanic

503

484

987

18.4%

Not Specified

1,036

948

1,984

37.0%

Total

2,799

2,562

5,361

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 Friday, August 28, 2020 4:32:00 PM

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