Hays County reports 37 new lab-confirmed cases

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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, San Marcos, TX – Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports 37 new lab-confirmed cases along with two (2) new hospitalizations and six (6) new hospital discharges. There are 48 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 17,406. Please note: today’s report covers April 27 – April 28.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 18,236. Hays County has 591 active cases. In the past 21 days, there have been 881 active cases. Hays County has had 846 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 14 people are currently hospitalized.

 

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NOTE: HAYS COUNTY CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, AT 3:35 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

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

HAYS COUNTY
APRIL 24 – 26, 2021 APRIL 27 – 28, 2021
FATALITY %
1.3%
1.3%
COVID POSITIVE TEST %
10.3%
10.3%
COVID NEGATIVE TEST %
89.7%
89.7%
HOSPITALIZATION %
4.6%
4.6%
RECOVERED %
95.4%
95.4%
TOTAL TESTS (*provisionary / includes pending cases)
176,096
176,832
NEW DAILY TESTS (*provisionary) 1,537 738 
TOTAL LAB CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
18,199
18,236
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 602 591
NEW DAILY CONFIRMED 138 37 
PROBABLE CASES 1,991 2,004
TOTAL RECOVERED
17,358
17,406
DAILY RECOVERED 153 48 
CASES REMOVED (*Reported On Fridays) 0
0
FATALITIES 239 239
TESTED NEGATIVE (*provisionary) 157,897 158,352
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 844 846
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 18 14 
FEMALE
9,545 9,567 
MALE
8,654 8,669 
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1% 0.1%
ASIAN 1.0% 1.0%
BLACK
3.0% 3.0%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0% 0.0%
WHITE
69.4% 69.4%
OTHER
0.9% 0.9%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
25.6% 25.6%
HISPANIC
48.9% 49.0%
NON-HISPANIC
35.0% 35.0%
NOT SPECIFIED 16.1% 16.1%
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 551 21 521 9
BEAR CREEK 4 0 4 0
BUDA 3,248 133 3,077 38
CREEDMOOR 3 0 2 1
DRIFTWOOD 232 13 217 2
DRIPPING SPRINGS 875 35 831 9
HAYS 3 0 3 0
KYLE 5,820 168 5,583 69
MANCHACA 25 0 25 0
MAXWELL 67 2 64 1
MOUNTAIN CITY 46 1 44 1
NIEDERWALD 94 2 92 0
SAN MARCOS 6,509 195 6,217 97
UHLAND 33 0 33 0
WIMBERLEY 717 21 685 11
WOODCREEK 9 0 8 1
TOTAL 18,236 591
17,406
239
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, APRIL 28, AT 5:15 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 APRIL 27, 2021 APRIL 28, 2021
COVID POSITIVE %
8.49%
8.5%
FATALITY %
1.99%
1.99%
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
27,936,087 
28,051,720
TOTAL MOLECULAR TESTS
(*runs a day behind)
22,855,470 
22,936,532
TOTAL ANTIGEN TESTS
(*runs a day behind)
3,818,075 
3,849,201
TOTAL ANTIBODY TESTS
(*runs a day behind)
1,262,542  1,265,987
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
2,461,831 
2,464,876
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
3,293 
2,871
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 62,206  62,969
NEW PROBABLE CASES
898
591
TOTAL PROBABLE CASES
410,040 
411,264
TOTAL RECOVERED (*provisionary)
2,731,812 
2,734,819
TOTAL RECOVERED OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)18,957 6,133  3,007 
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 2,779  2,796
TOTAL FATALITIES (*provisionary)
49,022 
49,091
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
49
69 
FEMALE % (updated on Friday’s)
33.8% 33.8%
MALE % (updated on Friday’s)
65.1% 65.1%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
1.1% 1.1%
ASIAN % (updated on Friday’s)
1.2% 1.2%
BLACK % (updated on Friday’s)
1.2% 1.2%
HISPANIC % (updated on Friday’s)
36% 36%
OTHER % (updated on Friday’s)
0.7% 0.7%
WHITE % (updated on Friday’s)
34.6% 34.6%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Friday’s)
11% 11%

 

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*NOTE: U.S. & INTERNATIONAL CASE COUNTS & STATS UPDATED ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, AT 4
:27 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
APRIL 28
(*provisionary)
32,927,091 /
9.98%
587,384 /
1.78%
25,521,913 6,817,794
APRIL 27
(*provisionary)
32,875,045 /
9.96%
586,611 /
1.78%

25,475,789 6,812,645

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
APRIL 28
(*provisionary)
149,432,866 /
1.94%
3,151,684 /
2.11%
127,111,670 19,169,512
APRIL 27
(*provisionary)
148,521,304 /
1.93%
3,134,681 /
2.11%
126,210,963 19,175,660

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

 


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