Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one COVID-related fatality, a Kyle man in his 90s. The department also reports 257 new lab-confirmed cases, six (6) new hospitalizations and nine (9) new hospital discharges. There are 146 additional people considered recovered at this time.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County is 11,545. HCLHD removed 47 cases from the cumulative total during a routine audit; cases are removed for various reasons including out of county and duplicates.

Hays County has 1,808 active cases. The County has had 2,442 active cases in the last 21 days. There are 81,289 negative tests overall. The total number of recoveries is 9,599. Hays County has had 591 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 36 people are currently hospitalized.

Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra said new restrictions per the Governor’s Executive Orders are set to take effect in Hays County as soon as January 11 following seven consecutive days of COVID-19 hospitalizations at 15% or above for Trauma Service Area (TSA) O. The County issued a separate release earlier today with more details, which can found here. Visit the Department of State Health Services website for more info about hospital rates.

 

January 8 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

11,545

81,289

9,599

2,442

1,808

1,433

138

591

36

47

 

 

Age Range

Female

Male

Total

Fatalities

0-9 yrs.

344

297

641

0

10-19 yrs.

818

696

1,514

0

20-29 yrs.

1,849

1,716

3,565

1

30-39 yrs.

971

860

1,831

0

40-49 yrs.

821

716

1,537

5

50-59 yrs.

565

580

1,145

14

60-69 yrs.

384

341

725

20

70-79 yrs.

188

182

370

42

> 80 yrs.

137

80

217

56

Total

6,077

5,468

11,545

138

 

 

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

301

61

231

9

Bear Creek

4

0

4

0

Buda

1,968

386

1,563

19

Creedmoor

3

0

3

0

Driftwood

144

29

115

0

Dripping Springs

502

115

382

5

Hays

3

0

3

0

Kyle

3,565

515

3,006

44

Manchaca

17

0

17

0

Maxwell

16

2

14

0

Mountain City

32

7

24

1

Niederwald

62

15

47

0

San Marcos

4,531

594

3,884

53

Uhland

26

2

24

0

Wimberley

369

82

280

7

Woodcreek

2

0

2

0

Total

11,545

1,808

9,599

138

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

2,876

2,562

5,438

47.1%

Non-Hispanic

1,895

1,747

3,642

31.6%

Not Specified

1,306

1,159

2,465

21.4%

Total

6,077

5,468

11,545

100.0%

 

 

Race

Percentage of Cases

American Indian

0.1%

Asian

0.8%

Black

2.5%

Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%

White

70.1%

Not Specified/ Unknown

1.5%

 

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 Friday, January 8, 2021 4:05:00 PM

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