Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department reports 12 new COVID-19 cases today, up from 238 on May 19. That puts the total of lab-confirmed cases at 250. The number of those considered recovered is now 155, up one from yesterday’s report.

Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said 92 cases are currently active. The number of negative tests is at 2,629. He is awaiting results on 254 tests, many of which are from nursing homes.

He added that of the 96 tests conducted on Mother’s Day in Dripping Springs and Wimberley, 94 came back negative, while two were positive. Those individuals have been quarantining since the day of the tests. One has already re-tested and come back negative.

Total hospitalizations to date for Hays County is 27, with six persons currently hospitalized.

Note that the COVID-19 online Dashboard is updated twice daily, so it may show different numbers than this daily snapshot as of 4 p.m. on May 20.

Lab Confirmed

Negative

Pending

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

250

2,629

254

155

92

3

27

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGE RANGE

Female

Male

Total

 

 

0-9 yrs.

2

1

3

   

 

10-19 yrs.

7

4

11

   

 

20-29 yrs.

29

20

49

   

 

30-39 yrs.

31

22

53

   

 

40-49 yrs.

26

12

38

   

 

50-59 yrs.

24

27

51

   

 

60-69 yrs.

15

10

25

   

 

70-79 yrs.

4

7

11

   

 

> 80 yrs.

5

4

9

   

 

 Total

143

107

250

   

 

                 

 

             

 

Travel Related

10

         

 

No Travel Reported

240

         

 

Interview Pending

0

   

 

   

 

 Total

250

         

 

             

 

By Area:

Total Cases

Active Cases

       

 

Austin

7

3

       

 

Bear Creek

1

0

       

 

Buda

30

9

       

 

Driftwood

2

0

       

 

Dripping Springs

6

3

       

 

Hays

0

0

       

 

Kyle

121

50

       

 

Manchaca

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

Mountain City

0

0

       

 

Niederwald

2

0

       

 

San Marcos

70

24

       

 

Uhland

1

0

       

 

Wimberley

10

3

       

 

Woodcreek

0

0

       

 

Total

250

92

       

 

*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 Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:46:00 PM

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