COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE: COVID-19 in Hays County, Texas – Updated June 27, 2022

Staff Reports

EDITORIAL NOTE
According to the CDC, the State of Texas and Hays County Public Health all give the same disclaimer on all current counts and totals. “The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a very fluid situation, and it will continue to be. All case numbers and totals are subject to change. As new information becomes available, we will publish those updates.”

Some simple measures can help slow the spread of the virus, including frequent hand washing, social distancing, and wearing a mask when indoors around large groups of people.

You may need a vaccination prior to traveling to certain locales; see the list below for vaccine opportunities. Children ages 5-11 are eligible to receive pediatric doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

Hays County residents can now upload their at-home COVID-19 test results to the local health department using this link: https://arcg.is/1G4P1r.

All information is confidential and no identifying information is collected. Although these reports will not be included in the official case counts for Hays County, they will help Hays County have a better understanding of community spread.

Vaccine opportunities:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines @ Christus Trinity Clinic (formerly Live Oak), 401 Broadway, San Marcos
  • M-F, Walk-in Pfizer vaccine clinics @ CommuniCare, 2810 Dacy Ln., Kyle, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.
  • More locations can be found here: https://www.vaccines.gov
  • Check with your health care provider to see if they offer vaccines
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UPDATED JUNE 22, 2022

HAYS COUNTY & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

KEY STATISTICS

HAYS COUNTY
JUNE 1
JUNE 8
JUNE 15
JUNE 22
NEW CASES
(Total new cases since the last report. This includes both PCR and antigen-positive tests. This is a change from the previous 2 years reporting that separated PCR tests (confirmed) from antigen tests (probable).)
343
506
459
601
DAILY CASE RATE PER 100,000 (7-day average)
(The number of new cases per 100,000 population. This is calculated by dividing the 7-day average by the county population and multiplying by 100,000. This standardizes the data in a way that makes it easy to compare data across areas with differing populations.)
20.3
30
24
36.92
WEEKLY CASE RATE PER 100,000 (7-day average) Calculated by dividing the total number of cases in the past 7 days by the county population and multiplying by 100,000. This metric is one that the CDC is currently using to determine COVID-19 community levels.
142.3
209.9
190
249.3
ACTIVE CASES
(The number of new cases over the past 7 days. This number is a very broad estimate of the number of people who may be contagious.)

343
506
459
601
HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS (total past 7 days)
(Total number of new COVID-19 hospital admissions in the past 7 days.)
2
3
5
3
HOSPITALIZATIONS PER 100K (7-day average)
(Total number of new COVID-19 hospital admissions divided by the county population and multiplied by 100,00.)
1
1
2
1
FATALITIES
(COVID-19 deaths reported in the past 7 days.)
0
1
1
2
7-DAY TEST POSITIVITY RATE
(Percentage of performed tests that were positive in the past 7 days. Calculated by dividing the number of positive test results by the total number of reported tests and multiplying by 100. Test positivity rate aims to measure the viral prevalence in a community but is also affected by testing strategies and availability.)
16.88%
21.04%
17.15%
20.94

NR = Not Reported

 

UPDATED JUNE 26, 2022

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

NOTE: Texas DSHS will not be updating their stats over the holiday weekend.

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

NOTE: NR = Not Reported
Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

 

STATE OF TEXAS JUNE 24 JUNE 25 JUNE 26
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
5,764,513
5,772,347
5,780,431
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
7,854
7,834
8,084
PROBABLE CASES
1,269,044
1,272,063
1,274,493
NEW PROBABLE CASES
3,180
3,019
2,430
TOTAL FATALITIES
87,032
87,053
87,054
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
14
21
1
AVAILABLE STAFFED HOSPITAL BEDS 8,353 8,414 8,709
CURRENT COVID HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 2,055 2,105 2,169
ADULTS COVID-19 PATIENTS IN GENERAL BEDS 1,628 1,680 1,744
ADULTS COVID-19 PATIENTS IN ICU BEDS 293 308 312
PEDIATRIC COVID-19 PATIENTS IN HOSPITAL 134 117 113
FEMALE % (updated on Fridays)
51.86% 51.86% 51.86%
MALE % (updated on Fridays)
45.11% 45.11% 45.11%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
3.03% 3.03% 3.03%
ASIAN % (updated on Fridays)
2.58% 2.58% 2.58%
BLACK % (updated on Fridays)
7.8% 7.8% 7.8%
HISPANIC % (updated on Fridays)
26.35% 26.35% 26.35%
OTHER % (updated on Fridays)
2.64% 2.64% 2.64%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Fridays)
38.07% 38.07% 38.07%
WHITE % (updated on Fridays)
22.56% 22.56% 22.56%

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*UPDATED JUNE 27, 2021

U.S. CORONAVIRUS CASE OVERVIEW

*Disclaimer: This data is provisional and the situation changes rapidly and might not reflect some cases still being reported.

US POPULATION: 330 MILLION

U.S. OVERVIEW

POSITIVE
FATALITIES
RECOVERED
ACTIVE
JUNE 27
(*provisionary)
88,794,286 1,040,805 84,513,615 3,239,866
JUNE 26
(*provisionary)
88,777,558 1,040,792 84,430,789 3,305,977
JUNE 25
(*provisionary)
88,708,703 1,040,641 84,352,427 3,315,635
JUNE 24
(*provisionary)
88,566,961 1,040,236 84,257,913 3,268,812
JUNE 23
(*provisionary)
88,443,398 1,039,771 84,153,379 3,250,248

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

INTERNATIONAL CORONAVIRUS CASE OVERVIEW

*Disclaimer: This data is provisional and the situation changes rapidly and might not reflect some cases still being reported.

WORLD POPULATION: 7.7 BILLION

WORLDWIDE
OVERVIEW
POSITIVE
FATALITIES RECOVERED ACTIVE
JUNE 27
(*provisionary)
549,063,213 6,351,068 524,122,375 18,589,770
JUNE 26
(*provisionary)
548,763,234 6,350,545 523,697,487 18,715,202
JUNE 25
(*provisionary)
548,304,880 6,349,688 523,315,300 18,639,892
JUNE 24
(*provisionary)
547,496,387 6,347,883 522,836,476 18,312,028
JUNE 23
(*provisionary)
546,715,006 6,345,989 522,363,478 18,005,539

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

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