Hays County reports 28 new COVID cases, one new hospitalization

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 28 new lab-confirmed cases along with one (1) new hospitalization and no new hospital discharges. There are 36 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,414.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 17,044. Hays County has 394 active cases. In the past 21 days, there have been 589 active cases. Hays County has had 784 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 9 people are currently hospitalized.

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HAYS COUNTY & TEXAS COVID VACCINE STATS

.*These totals were updated by the Texas Department of State Health Services and
are updated by 4 PM each day with data as of 11:59 PM the previous night.

COMPARISON – HAYS COUNTY VS. STATE OF TEXAS:
PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION VACCINATED

  POPULATION
FIRST DOSE FULLY VACCINATED
HAYS COUNTY
(*16 yrs and older)
183,380
50,439 OR 27.51% 25,185 OR 13.73%
HAYS COUNTY
(Total Population)
230,091
50,439 OR 21.92% 25,185 OR 10.95%
STATE OF TEXAS 29,000,000
6,595,986 OR 22.74% 3,345,895 OR 11.54%

 

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NOTE: HAYS COUNTY CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED FRIDAY, MARCH 26, AT 2:17 PM.

HAYS COUNTY & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

 

* 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 – Friday exclusively. No case stats will be given on weekends and holidays.

HAYS COUNTY CORONAVIRUS DAILY UPDATE

 

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

HAYS COUNTY
MARCH 25, 2021 MARCH 26, 2021
FATALITY %
1.4%
1.4%
COVID POSITIVE TEST %
10.8%
10.7%
COVID NEGATIVE TEST %
89.2%
89.3%
HOSPITALIZATION %
4.6%
4.6%
RECOVERED %
96.3%
96.3%
TOTAL TESTS (*provisionary / includes pending cases)
157,774
158,763
NEW DAILY TESTS (*provisionary) 1,499 989
TOTAL LAB CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
17,017
17,044 
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 402 394
NEW DAILY CONFIRMED 60 27
PROBABLE CASES 1,871 1,872
TOTAL RECOVERED
16,379
16,414 
DAILY RECOVERED 23 35
CASES REMOVED (*Reported On Fridays) 0
1
FATALITIES 236 236
TESTED NEGATIVE (*provisionary) 140,757 141,719 
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 783 784
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 8 9
FEMALE
8,899 8,916
MALE
8,118  8,128
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1% 0.1%
ASIAN 1.0% 0.7%
BLACK
2.7% 2.6%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0% 0.0%
WHITE
69.8% 70.2%
OTHER
1.0% 1.0%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
25.4% 25.4%
HISPANIC
49.1% 49.1%
NON-HISPANIC
34.4% 34.4%
NOT SPECIFIED 16.6% 16.6%
AFFECTS BY CITY

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

*Hays county public health updates the following information Monday – Friday only
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

CITY CASE TOTALS
ACTIVE CASES
RECOVERED FATALITIES
AUSTIN 505 6 489 10
BEAR CREEK 4 0 4 0
BUDA 3,023 66 2,920 37
CREEDMOOR 3 0 2
1
DRIFTWOOD 209 1 207 1
DRIPPING SPRINGS 808 31 768 9
HAYS 3 0 3 0
KYLE 5,493 115 5,304 74
MANCHACA 25 0 25 0
MAXWELL 62 3 58 1
MOUNTAIN CITY 44 2 41 1
NIEDERWALD 90 1 89 0
SAN MARCOS 6,056 152 5,813 91
UHLAND 32 2 30 0
WIMBERLEY 680 15 655 10
WOODCREEK 7 0 6 1
TOTAL 17,044 394
16,414
236
DEFINITIONS: CASE & CLINICAL CRITERIA

Confirmed: A case that is laboratory confirmed using a molecular diagnostic test (for example, PCR, Curative RCT-PCR, and Abbott ID Now RCT-PCR)

Probable: A case that:

Using a method approved or authorized by the FDA or designated authority meets presumptive laboratory evidence of

  1. Detection of specific antigen (Ag) in a clinical specimen, OR
  2. Detection of a specific antibody in serum, plasma, or whole blood indicative of a new or recent infection

AND meets clinical criteria

OR

Meets vital records criteria (death certificate lists COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death) with no confirmatory laboratory testing performed for COVID-19.

Clinical criteria:

At least two of the following symptoms: fever (measured or subjective), chills, rigors, myalgia, headache, sore throat, new olfactory and taste disorder(s); OR

At least one of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing; OR

Severe respiratory illness with at least one of the following:

  1. Clinical or radiographic evidence of pneumonia, or
  2. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

 

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NOTE: TEXAS CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED FRIDAY, MARCH 26, AT 3:20 PM.

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

*Texas testing data had not been updated by the time of publication*

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

STATE OF TEXAS MARCH 25, 2021 MARCH 26, 2021
COVID POSITIVE %
8.20%
8.21%
FATALITY %
1.97%
1.97%
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
25,120,308
25,222,325 
TOTAL MOLECULAR TESTS (*runs a day behind)
20,971,296
21,021,275 
TOTAL ANTIGEN TESTS (*runs a day behind)
3,072,473
3,121,717 
TOTAL ANTIBODY TESTS (*runs a day behind) 1,076,539 1,079,333 
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
2,377,275
2,381,859 
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
2,167
2,239 
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 98,916 97,349 
NEW PROBABLE CASES
788
738
TOTAL PROBABLE CASES
382,591
383,587 
TOTAL RECOVERED (*provisionary)
2,607,587
2,614,544 
TOTAL RECOVERED OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)18,957 4,616 6,957 
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 3,410 3,415
TOTAL FATALITIES (*provisionary)
46,868
46,986 
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
132
118
FEMALE % (updated on Friday’s)
33.5% 33.5%
MALE % (updated on Friday’s)
65.3% 65.3%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
1.2% 1.2%
ASIAN % (updated on Friday’s)
1.2% 1.2%
BLACK % (updated on Friday’s)
16.8% 16.8%
HISPANIC % (updated on Friday’s)
36.4% 36.3%
OTHER % (updated on Friday’s)
0.6% 0.6%
WHITE % (updated on Friday’s)
34% 34.1%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Friday’s)
11% 11%

 

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*NOTE: U.S. & INTERNATIONAL CASE COUNTS & STATS UPDATED ON FRIDAY, MARCH 26, AT 2
:53 AM

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 /
% RATE

FATALITIES /
% RATE

RECOVERED
ACTIVE
MARCH 26
(*provisionary)
30,774,033 /
9.33%
559,744 /
1.82%
23,196,209 7,018,080
MARCH 25
(*provisionary)
30,704,292 /
9.30%
558,422 /
1.82%

23,132,879 7,012,991

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 /
% RATE
FATALITIES /
% RATE
RECOVERED ACTIVE
MARCH 26
(*provisionary)
126,128,470 /
1.64%
2,768,663 /
2.20%
101,764,882 21,594,925
MARCH 25
(*provisionary)
125,537,800 /
1.63%
2,758,723 /
2.20%
101,357,928 21,421,149

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

 


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