Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 47 new lab-confirmed cases, 40 recoveries, and no new hospitalizations.

“By working as a community, we can slow the spread of this virus,” he said. “We continue to urge all Hays County residents to wear masks in public, wash their hands often, and stay home as much as possible. If you must go out, stay at least six feet away from others.”

The County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 3,816; of those, 3,001 are considered active. The total number of individuals considered recovered is 801. The number of negative tests is 11,124. Schneider is awaiting results on 52 tests. Hays County has had 78 total hospitalizations; 22 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.

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 16 Report

Lab Confirmed*

Negative*

Pending**

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

3,816

11,124

52

801

3,001

14

78

22

 

*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.

154

101

255

0

20-29 yrs.

847

863

1,710

0

30-39 yrs.

322

313

635

0

40-49 yrs.

228

195

423

0

50-59 yrs.

179

150

329

1

60-69 yrs.

117

82

199

1

70-79 yrs.

51

45

96

6

> 80 yrs.

32

28

60

6

Total

1,992

1,824

3,816

14

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

33

21

11

1

Bear Creek

1

0

1

0

Buda

467

377

89

1

Driftwood

22

20

2

0

Dripping Springs

67

56

11

0

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

1,089

815

273

1

Manchaca

2

2

0

0

Maxwell

6

5

1

0

Mountain City

4

2

0

2

Niederwald

14

10

4

0

San Marcos

2,042

1,641

393

8

Uhland

8

7

1

0

Wimberley

60

44

15

1

Woodcreek

1

1

0

0

Total

3,816

3,001

801

14

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

790

732

1,522

39.9%

Non-Hispanic

351

331

682

17.9%

Not Specified

851

761

1,612

42.2%

Total

1,992

1,824

3,816

100.0%

 

 

Race

Percentage of Cases

American Indian

0.0%

Asian

0.5%

Black

1.9%

Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%

White

53.8%

Not Specified/ Unknown

43.9%

 

*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 Thursday, July 16, 2020 4:49:00 PM

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