Hays County reports 35 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19

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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 35 new lab-confirmed cases along with no new hospitalizations and no new hospital discharges. There are 14 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 18,700. This report covers July 29-30, 2021.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 19,126. Hays County has 165 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 232 active cases. Hays County has had 916 total COVID-related hospitalizations and two (2) people are currently hospitalized.

Upcoming ‘no appointment needed’ vaccine clinics:

  • Monday-Friday, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines @ Live Oak Community Clinic, 401 Broadway, San Marcos, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Every Thursday and Friday – Pfizer vaccine @ CommuniCare, 2810 Dacy Ln., Kyle, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Pfizer vaccines are also offered by Curative at 210031 I-35, Kyle (Hays CISD Administration, in the old Transportation Building), on Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

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NOTE: HAYS COUNTY CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, AT 3:31 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’s, Wednesday’s, and Friday’s only.

HAYS COUNTY CORONAVIRUS DAILY UPDATE

 

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

HAYS COUNTY
JUNE 26-28 2021 JUNE 29-30 2021
FATALITY %
1.4%
1.4%
COVID POSITIVE TEST %
9.6%
9.6%
COVID NEGATIVE TEST %
90.4%
90.4%
HOSPITALIZATION %
4.8%
4.8%
RECOVERED %
97.9%
97.8%
TOTAL TESTS (*provisionary / includes pending cases)
198,286
199,087 
NEW DAILY TESTS (*provisionary) 739 801 
TOTAL LAB CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
19,091
19,126 
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 144 165 
NEW DAILY CONFIRMED 10
35 
PROBABLE CASES 2,092 2,094 
TOTAL RECOVERED
18,686
18,700 
DAILY RECOVERED 21
14 
CASES REMOVED (*Reported On Fridays) 0
 0
FATALITIES 261
261 
TESTED NEGATIVE (*provisionary) 179,195 179,961 
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 916 916 
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 2
FEMALE
9,986
10,007 
MALE
9,105
9,119 
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1% 0.1%
ASIAN 1.0% 1.0%
BLACK
3.2% 3.2%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0% 0.0%
WHITE
69.3% 69.3%
OTHER
1.1% 1.1%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
25.3% 25.3%
HISPANIC
49.0% 49.0%
NON-HISPANIC
35.2% 35.3%
NOT SPECIFIED 15.8% 15.7%
AFFECTS BY CITY

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

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

 

CITY CASE TOTALS
ACTIVE CASES
RECOVERED FATALITIES
AUSTIN 563 6 548 9
BEAR CREEK 5 0 5 0
BUDA 3,389 34 3,310 45
CREEDMOOR 4 0 3 1
DRIFTWOOD 254 4 247 3
DRIPPING SPRINGS 1,008 13 984 11
HAYS 3 0 3 0
KYLE 6,088 68 5,946 74
MANCHACA 26 0 26 0
MAXWELL 56 0 55 1
MOUNTAIN CITY 48 0 47 1
NIEDERWALD 98 0 98 0
SAN MARCOS 6,769 28 6,638 103
UHLAND 38 1 37 0
WIMBERLEY 767 10 745 12
WOODCREEK 10 1 8 1
TOTAL 19,126 165
18,700
261
18,191

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 STATE CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, AT 3:15 PM

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

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

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

STATE OF TEXAS JUNE 29, 2021 JUNE 30, 2021
COVID POSITIVE %
8.78%
8.78%
FATALITY %
2.01%
2.01%
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
31,789,098 
31,851,713 
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
2,544,966 
2,546,040 
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
1,186 
1,974 
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 21,693  22,025 
TOTAL PROBABLE CASES
441,881 
442,417 
NEW PROBABLE CASES
460 
347 
TOTAL RECOVERED (*provisionary)
2,878,191 
2,879,447 
DAILY RECOVERED (*provisionary)
1,612  1,256 
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 1,478  1,527 
TOTAL FATALITIES (*provisionary)
51,223 
51,245 
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
22
22 
FEMALE % (updated on Friday’s)
34.2% 34.2%
MALE % (updated on Friday’s)
64.7% 64.7%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
1.1% 1.1%
ASIAN % (updated on Friday’s)
1.2% 1.2%
BLACK % (updated on Friday’s)
16.4% 16.4%
HISPANIC % (updated on Friday’s)
35.8% 35.8%
OTHER % (updated on Friday’s)
0.7% 0.7%
WHITE % (updated on Friday’s)
34.9% 34.9%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Friday’s)
10.9% 10.9%

 

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*NOTE: U.S. & INTERNATIONAL CASE COUNTS & STATS UPDATED ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, AT 2:09
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
JUNE 30
(*provisionary)
34,527,493 / 10.46% 619,980 / 1.80% 29,007,373  4,900,140 
JUNE 29
(*provisionary)
34,511,636 / 10.46%
619,595 / 1.80% 28,962,849 4,929,192
JUNE 28
(*provisionary)
34,494,677 / 10.45%
619,424 / 1.80% 28,927,335 4,947,918

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
JUNE 30
(*provisionary)
182,599,041 / 2.37% 3,954,130 / 2.17% 167,213,880 
11,431,031 
JUNE 29
(*provisionary)
182,261,516 / 2.37% 3,947,170 / 2.17% 166,806,179 11,508,167
JUNE 28
(*provisionary)
181,924,229 / 2.36% 3,940,422 / 2.17% 166,422,682 11,561,125

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

 


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