COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE: COVID-19 in Hays County, Texas

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.”

HAYS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, TX –Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports one (1) COVID-related fatality: a Buda woman in her 50s.

The department also reports 112 new lab-confirmed cases along with four (4) new hospitalizations and five (5) new hospital discharges. There are 77 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 26,259. During a routine data audit, HCLHD removed 28 cases due to out of county or duplicates.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 28,175. Hays County has 1,558 active cases. In the past 21 days, there have been 2,418 active cases. Hays County has had 1,278 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 43 people are currently hospitalized. Of those, 38 are unvaccinated, which is about 88 percent..


To find the latest vaccination totals visit our latest totals from Texas Health and Human Services.

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UPDATED SEPTEMBER 27, 2021

HAYS COUNTY & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS
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* Disclaimer: As this is a fast-moving situation, the information included below is provisional and subject to change.
*If listed as NR, the latest information has not been released by Hays County; the table will be updated when the data is available. C
oronavirus case and demographic stats are reported Monday’s, Wednesday’s, and Friday’s only.

HAYS COUNTY CORONAVIRUS DAILY UPDATE

 

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock
NOTE: N/R = Not Reported

Current Hospitalizations – 43

Current Hospitalizations – 43
In ICU no Vent In ICU with Vent Non-ICU Total
Unvaccinated 12 19 7 38
Vaccinated 0 1 4 5

 

HAYS COUNTY CURRENT STATS

HAYS COUNTY
SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 SEPTEMBER 25-27, 2021
ACTIVE (*provisionary)
1,524
1,558
1,475
TOTAL LAB-CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
28,091
28,175
28,365
NEW CONFIRMED 71
112
190
PROBABLE CASES 3,117
3,119
3,138
TOTAL RECOVERED
26,210
26,259
26,526
DAILY RECOVERED 242
77
267
CASES REMOVED (*Reported On Fridays) N/A
28
N/A
FATALITIES 357
358
364
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 1,274
1,278
1,291
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 44
43
43
FEMALE
14,625
14,667
14,754
MALE
13,466
13,508
13,611
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
ASIAN 1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
BLACK
3.3%
3.3%
3.3%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
WHITE
69.3%
69.7%
69.7%
OTHER
1.0%
1.1%
1.1%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
25.3%
24.8%
24.8%
HISPANIC
49.1%
49.1%
49.1%
NON-HISPANIC
36.9%
37.0%
37.1%
NOT SPECIFIED 13.9%
13.9%
13.9%
TOTAL ACTIVE CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 27, 2021
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

AGE RANGE FEMALE MALE TOTAL
0-9 YRS. 111 124 235
10-19 YRS. 171 183 354
20-29 YRS. 129 103 232
30-39 YRS. 132 93 225
40-49 YRS. 94 86 190
50-59 YRS. 50 58 108
60-69 YRS. 43 42 85
70-79 YRS. 18 27 45
>80 YRS. 8 2 11
TOTAL 857 718 1,475
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 27, 2021
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

 

AGE RANGE
FEMALE
MALE
TOTAL
FATALITIES
0-9 YRS.
1,168
1,207
2,375
0
10-19 YRS.
2,523
2,241
4,764
1
20-29 YRS.
3,804
3,508
7,312
2
30-39 YRS. 2,345 2,103 4,448 11
40-49 YRS.
2,024
1,803
3,827
28
50-59 YRS.
1,319
1,340
2,659
45
60-69 YRS.
885
831
1,716
71
70-79 YRS.
417 402 819 88
>80 YRS.
269
176
445
118
TOTAL
14,754
13,611
28,365
364
AFFECTS BY CITY

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 27, 2021
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

 

CITY CASE TOTALS
ACTIVE CASES
RECOVERED
FATALITIES
AUSTIN 795 43 740 12
BEAR CREEK 8 1 7 0
BUDA 5,079 232 4,789 58
CREEDMOOR 7 0 6 1
DRIFTWOOD 437 42 391 4
DRIPPING SPRINGS 1,364 54 1,292 18
HAYS 3 0 3 0
KYLE 9,173 476 8,585 112
MANCHACA 51 11 40 0
MAXWELL 73 12 60 1
MOUNTAIN CITY 75 0 73 2
NIEDERWALD 133 7 125 1
SAN MARCOS 9,636 442 9,062 132
UHLAND 53 3 48 2
WIMBERLEY 1,466 152 1,296
18
WOODCREEK 12 0 9
3
TOTAL 28,365 1,475 26,526 364

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UPDATED SEPTEMBER 27, 2021

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

 

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

STATE OF TEXAS SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 SEPTEMBER 26, 2021 SEPTEMBER 27, 2021
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
41,511,819
41,580,660
41,717,319
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
3,337,783
3,342,535
3,347,504
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
9,513
4,531
4,853
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 272,439 273,585 262,786
TOTAL PROBABLE CASES
659,064
659,576
660,521
NEW PROBABLE CASES
2,281
494
939
TOTAL RECOVERED (*provisionary) 3,603,879 3,608,019 3,624,630
DAILY RECOVERED (*provisionary)
14,707 4,140 16,611
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 10,349 9,937 9,719
TOTAL FATALITIES (*provisionary)
62,786
62,942
62,980
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
317
156
38
FEMALE % (updated on Friday’s)
37.5% 37.5% 37.5%
MALE % (updated on Friday’s)
61.2% 61.2% 61.2%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
1.3% 1.3% 1.3%
ASIAN % (updated on Friday’s)
1.4% 1.4% 1.4%
BLACK % (updated on Friday’s)
14.8% 14.8% 14.8%
HISPANIC % (updated on Friday’s)
37% 37% 37%
OTHER % (updated on Friday’s)
0.8% 0.8% 0.8%
WHITE % (updated on Friday’s)
32.1% 32.1% 32.1%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Friday’s)
14% 14% 14%

 

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*UPDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 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
SEPTEMBER 28
(*provisionary)
43,950,102 709,221 33,397,775 9,843,106
SEPTEMBER 27
(*provisionary)
43,750,983 706,317 33,186,261 9,858,405
SEPTEMBER 26
(*provisionary)
43,725,604 706,058 33,162,044 9,857,502
SEPTEMBER 25
(*provisionary)
43,668,680 705,293 33,112,993 9,850,394
SEPTEMBER 24
(*provisionary)
43,532,306 702,978 33,033,525 9,795,803

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
SEPTEMBER 28
(*provisionary)
233,303,612 4,773,311 210,073,990 18,456,311
SEPTEMBER 27
(*provisionary)
232,640,810 4,763,066 209,274,202 18,603,542
SEPTEMBER 26
(*provisionary)
232,350,609 232,350,609 208,967,684 18,624,298
SEPTEMBER 25
(*provisionary)
231,927,184 4,751,783 208,541,108 18,634,293
SEPTEMBER 24
(*provisionary)
231,466,628 4,744,002 208,141,431 18,581,195

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

 


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