Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports its 11th COVID-related fatality, a Mountain City man in his 70s. Today’s update also shows 85 new lab-confirmed cases and 15 additional recoveries.

Epidemiologist Ian Harris (filing in for Eric Schneider) said the County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 3,328; of those, 2,721 are considered active. The total number of individuals considered recovered is 596. The number of negative tests is 10,417. Schneider is awaiting results on 61 tests. Hays County has had 69 total hospitalizations; 20 people are currently hospitalized.

                                                July 8 Report

 

Lab Confirmed*

Negative*

Pending**

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

3,328

10,417

61

596

2,721

11

69

20

 

*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.

51

44

95

0

10-19 yrs.

127

89

216

0

20-29 yrs.

782

783

1,565

0

30-39 yrs.

266

263

529

0

40-49 yrs.

193

173

366

0

50-59 yrs.

148

129

277

1

60-69 yrs.

96

65

161

1

70-79 yrs.

40

36

76

4

> 80 yrs.

24

19

43

5

Total

1,727

1,601

3,328

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Fatalities

Austin

32

22

9

1

Bear Creek

1

0

1

0

Buda

389

314

74

1

Driftwood

20

18

2

0

Dripping Springs

49

40

9

0

Hays

0

0

0

0

Kyle

916

674

241

1

Manchaca

2

2

0

0

Maxwell

6

5

1

0

Mountain City

4

3

0

1

Niederwald

11

8

3

0

San Marcos

1,846

1,595

245

6

Uhland

5

4

1

0

Wimberley

47

36

10

1

Woodcreek

0

0

0

0

Total

3,328

2,721

596

11

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

668

645

1313

39.5%

Non-Hispanic

316

297

613

18.4%

Not Specified

743

659

1402

42.1%

Total

1,727

1,601

3,328

100.0%

 

 

Race

Percentage of Cases

American Indian

0.0%

Asian

0.5%

Black

1.2%

Native Hawaiian/

Pacific Islander

0.0%

White

52.6%

Not Specified/ Unknown

45.7%

 

*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, July 8, 2020 4:59:00 PM

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