Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports two more COVID-related fatalities. Both were female residents of San Marcos; one woman was in her 70s, the other was in her 80s. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reported 56 new lab-confirmed cases, three new hospitalizations and 51 additional recoveries.

“The most effective way to slow the spread of the virus is to limit your trips, wash your hands, stay distanced from others and wear a mask when in public,” he said. “We urge everyone take these simple, effective steps to protect those in our community who are most vulnerable.”

The County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 3,699; of those, 2,942 are considered active. The total number of individuals considered recovered is 744. The number of negative tests is 10,926. Schneider is awaiting results on 59 tests. Hays County has had 75 total hospitalizations; 23 people are currently hospitalized. Some patients are in hospitals outside Hays County but are included in our numbers.

A COVID-19 Fact Sheet has been added to the County website: https://hayscountytx.com/covid-19-fact-sheet/. This document provides a glossary of terms and insight into methods and results calculations.

                                              July 14 Report

 

Lab Confirmed*

Negative*

Pending**

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

3,699

10,926

59

744

2,942

13

75

23

 

*Hays Co. residents tested by TDEM are included in current case counts (positive and negative).

**Pending does not include tests conducted by TDEM where there is no result yet.

 

 

 

 

 

Age Range

Female

Male

Total

Fatalities

0-9 yrs.

62

47

109

0

10-19 yrs.

145

98

243

0

20-29 yrs.

831

844

1,675

0

30-39 yrs.

308

307

615

0

40-49 yrs.

218

193

411

0

50-59 yrs.

171

142

313

1

60-69 yrs.

111

80

191

1

70-79 yrs.

51

41

92

5

> 80 yrs.

27

23

50

6

Total

1,924

1,775

3,699

13

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

33

21

11

1

Bear Creek

1

0

1

0

Buda

446

363

82

1

Driftwood

21

19

2

0

Dripping Springs

64

53

11

0

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

1,045

781

263

1

Manchaca

2

2

0

0

Maxwell

6

5

1

0

Mountain City

4

3

0

1

Niederwald

13

10

3

0

San Marcos

1,998

1,634

356

8

Uhland

8

7

1

0

Wimberley

57

43

13

1

Woodcreek

1

1

0

0

Total

3,699

2,942

744

13

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

753

709

1,462

39.52%

Non-Hispanic

340

324

664

17.95%

Not Specified

831

742

1573

42.53%

Total

1,924

1,775

3,699

100.00%

 

 

Race

Percentage of Cases

American Indian

0.0%

Asian

0.5%

Black

1.1%

Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.00%

White

53.7%

Not Specified/ Unknown

44.7%

 

*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 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:09:00 PM

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