Hays County Emergency Information

Hays County Local Health Department today reports 140 new cases of COVID-19, which includes 50 from tests performed by the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) – see note below about test results from TDEM. Three people were released from the hospital and one additional person is recovered.

Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said the County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 2,415; of those, 1,992 are considered active. The total number of individuals considered recovered is 418. The number of negative tests is 6,716. Schneider is awaiting results on 74 tests. Hays County has had 62 total hospitalizations; 20 people are currently hospitalized.

“As we see the surge in positive cases,” Schneider said, “there’s never been a more important time for Hays County residents to work together to slow the spread of the virus. With masks, hand washing and distancing, we hold the power to have an impact.”

                                             June 26 Report

Lab Confirmed*

Negative*

Pending**

Recovered

Active

Fatalities

Hospitalizations

Current Hospitalizations

2,415

6,716

74

418

1,992

5

62

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.

25

31

56

0

10-19 yrs.

87

51

138

0

20-29 yrs.

628

629

1,257

0

30-39 yrs.

182

175

357

0

40-49 yrs.

129

111

240

0

50-59 yrs.

102

95

197

0

60-69 yrs.

59

39

98

1

70-79 yrs.

24

20

44

1

> 80 yrs.

16

12

28

3

Total

1,252

1,163

2,415

5

 

 

 

 

 

Area

Total Cases

Active Cases

Fatalities

Austin

22

12

1

Bear Creek

1

0

0

Buda

233

172

1

Driftwood

13

11

0

Dripping Springs

29

21

0

Hays

0

0

0

Kyle

638

426

0

Manchaca

2

2

0

Maxwell

6

6

0

Mountain City

1

1

0

Niederwald

8

6

0

San Marcos

1,430

1,315

2

Uhland

3

2

0

Wimberley

29

18

1

Woodcreek

0

0

0

Total

2,415

1,992

5

 

 

Ethnicity

Female

Male

Total

Percentage of Cases

Hispanic

504

468

972

40.3%

Non-Hispanic

246

223

469

19.4%

Not Specified

502

472

974

40.3%

Total

1,252

1,163

2,415

 

 

 

Race

Percentage of Cases

American Indian

0%

Asian

0.6%

Black

1.6%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

White

52.5%

Not Specified/Unknown

45.3%

 

*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 Friday, June 26, 2020 5:09:00 PM

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