Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 34 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reports three hospital discharges and 69 additional recoveries.

The total number of lab-confirmed cases is 5,560 with 1,953 of those considered active. The number of individuals considered recovered is 3,556. The number of negative tests is 25,517. Schneider is awaiting results on 34 tests.

He noted that the increase in negative lab reports is from a nursing home within the county that recently tested staff and residents.

Hays County has had 158 total hospitalizations and 13 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.

September 8 Report

Lab Confirmed

Negative

Pending

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

5,560

25,517

34

3,556

1,953

51

158

13

 

 

 

Age Range

Female

Male

Total

Fatalities

0-9 yrs.

97

90

187

0

10-19 yrs.

308

223

531

0

20-29 yrs.

1,066

1,061

2,127

0

30-39 yrs.

483

438

921

0

40-49 yrs.

366

302

668

1

50-59 yrs.

263

253

516

6

60-69 yrs.

180

142

322

5

70-79 yrs.

94

93

187

21

> 80 yrs.

53

48

101

18

Total

2,910

2,650

5,560

51

 

 

 

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

53

21

31

1

Bear Creek

1

0

1

0

Buda

752

316

431

5

Creedmoor

0

 0

0

0

Driftwood

37

15

22

0

Dripping Springs

92

58

33

1

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

1,701

765

923

13

Manchaca

9

3

6

0

Maxwell

9

0

9

0

Mountain City

10

7

1

2

Niederwald

30

0

30

0

San Marcos

2,756

735

1,993

28

Uhland

19

9

10

0

Wimberley

90

23

66

1

Woodcreek

1

1

0

0

Total

5,560

1,953

3,556

51

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

1,305

1,172

2,477

44.6%

Non-Hispanic

525

506

1,031

18.5%

Not Specified

1,080

972

2,052

36.9%

Total

2,910

2,650

5,560

100.0%

 

 

Race

Percentage of Cases

American Indian

0.0%

Asian

0.5%

Black

2.0%

Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%

White

60.9%

Not Specified/ Unknown

36.7%

 

*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 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:22:00 PM

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