Hays County Reports 62 New Confirmed COVID Cases

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.”

As Hays County begins to thaw after this week’s storms COVID-19 vaccine will again be distributed across the state in larger amounts.

Hays County will receive 4,680 of the Pfizer vaccine and Texas providers have been allocated 591,920 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the federal government for the week of Feb. 22.

The Texas Department of State Health Services has instructed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ship those doses to 563 providers in 230 counties across Texas, including 84,240 doses for large vaccine clinics in Harris, Dallas, and Tarrant counties supported by the federal government.

Texas providers have been allocated 591,920 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the federal government for the week of Feb. 22.

The Texas Department of State Health Services has instructed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ship those doses to 563 providers in 230 counties across Texas, including 84,240 doses for large vaccine clinics in Harris, Dallas, and Tarrant counties supported by the federal government.

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NOTE: HAYS COUNTY CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, AT 4:12 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.
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HAYS COUNTY CORONAVIRUS DAILY UPDATE

 

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

**Due to the weather, Hays County has not updated its COVID-19 dashboard or released its regular report.

HAYS COUNTY
FEB 23, 2021 FEB 24, 2021
FATALITY %
1.29%
1.29%
COVID POSITIVE TEST %
7.0%
7.02%
COVID NEGATIVE TEST %
88.1%
88.2%
HOSPITALIZATION %
4.5%
4.5%
RECOVERED %
95.0%
95.4%
TOTAL TESTS (*provisionary / includes pending cases)
135,860
136,729
NEW DAILY TESTS (*provisionary) 764
869
TOTAL LAB CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
16,120
16,182
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 591
539
NEW DAILY CONFIRMED 84
62
PROBABLE CASES 1,775
1,775
TOTAL RECOVERED
15,320
15,434
DAILY RECOVERED 206
114
CASES REMOVED (*Reported On Fridays) N/A
N/A
FATALITIES 209
209
TESTED NEGATIVE (*provisionary) 119,740
120,547
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 726
733
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 25
 26

 

 

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 478 20 /
4.2%
448 /
93.7%
10 /
2.1%
BEAR CREEK 4 0 /
0%
4 /
100%
0 /
0%
BUDA 2,854 81 /
2.8%
2,743 /
96.1%
30 /
1.1%
CREEDMOOR 3 0 /
0%
2 /
66.7%
1 /
33.3%
DRIFTWOOD 202 4 /
2%
198 /
98%
0 /
0%
DRIPPING SPRINGS 736 25 /
3.4%
702 /
95.4%
9 /
1.2%
HAYS 3 0 /
0%
3 /
100%
0 /
0%
KYLE 5,268 187 /
3.5%
5,016 /
95.2%
65 /
1.2%
MANCHACA 23 0 /
0%
19 /
100%
0 /
0%
MAXWELL 56 5 /
8.9%
50 /
89.3%
1 /
1.8%
MOUNTAIN CITY 40 1 /
2.5%
38 /
95%
1 /
2.5%
NIEDERWALD 89 1 /
1.1%
88 /
98.9%
0 /
0%
SAN MARCOS 5,754 176 /
3.1%
5,496 /
95.5%
82/
1.4%
UHLAND 29 0 /
0%
29 /
100%
0 /
0%
WIMBERLEY 636 38 /
6%
589 /
92.6%
9 /
1.4%
WOODCREEK 7 1 /
14.3%
5 /
71.4%
1 /
14.3%
TOTAL 16,120 591 /
6.3%
15,320 /
95.0%
209 /
1.3%
BY AGE AND GENDER

*Hays County Public Health updates the following information Monday – Friday only

AGE RANGE FEMALE MALE TOTAL
0-9 yrs. 510 523 1,033
10-19 yrs. 1,273 1,099 2,372
20-29 yrs. 2,383 2,224 4,607
30-39 yrs. 1,303 1,178 2,481
40-49 yrs. 1,169 1,021 2,190
50-59 yrs. 807 831 1,638
60-69 yrs. 550 500 1,050
70-79 yrs. 258 258 516
> 80 yrs. 181 114 295
Total 8,434 7,748 16,182
BY ETHNICITY AND GENDER

*Hays County Public Health updates the following information Monday – Friday only

ETHNICITY FEMALE MALE TOTAL % OF CASES
HISPANIC 4,167 3,790 7,957 49.2%
NON-HISPANIC 2,830 2,632 5,462 33.8%
NOT-SPECIFIED 1,437 1,326 2,763 17.0%
TOTAL 8,434 7,748 16,182 100.0%
BY RACE
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*Hays County Public Health updates the following information Monday – Friday only

RACE PERCENTAGE OF CASES
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1%
ASIAN 1.0%
BLACK 2.8%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0%
WHITE 69.3%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
25.7%
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)

 

NOTE: TEXAS CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, AT 3:55 PM

 

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

STATE OF TEXAS FEB 23, 2021 FEB 24, 2021
COVID POSITIVE %
7.79%
7.80%
FATALITY %
1.84%
1.85%
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
22,581,037
22,662,805
TOTAL MOLECULAR TESTS (*runs a day behind)
19,242,281
19,303,921
TOTAL ANTIGEN TESTS (*runs a day behind)
2,341,176
2,358,865
TOTAL ANTIBODY TESTS (*runs a day behind) 997,580
1,000,019
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
2,259,407
2,264,763
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
7,556
4,991
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 192,883
185,190
NEW PROBABLE CASES
2,148
2,009
TOTAL PROBABLE CASES
346,868
349,029
TOTAL RECOVERED (*provisionary)
2,353,741
2,368,008
TOTAL RECOVERED OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)18,957 21,801
14,267
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 7,014
6,738
TOTAL FATALITIES (*provisionary)
41,641
41,980
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
234
339
FEMALE % (updated on Friday’s)
33.6% 33.6%
MALE % (updated on Friday’s)
65.2% 65.2%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
1.2% 1.2%
ASIAN % (updated on Friday’s)
1.3% 1.3%
BLACK % (updated on Friday’s)
16.8% 16.8%
HISPANIC % (updated on Friday’s)
37.1% 37.1%
OTHER % (updated on Friday’s)
0.5% 0.5%
WHITE % (updated on Friday’s)
33.2% 33.2%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Friday’s)
11.2% 11.2%

 

 

*NOTE: U.S. & INTERNATIONAL CASE COUNTS & STATS UPDATED ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, AT 3:07 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.

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US POPULATION: 330 MILLION

U.S. OVERVIEW

POSITIVE /
% RATE

FATALITIES /
% RATE

RECOVERED
ACTIVE
FEBRUARY 24
(*provisionary)
28,897,718 /
8.76%
514,996 /
1.78%
19,212,517 9,170,205
FEBRUARY 23
(*provisionary)
28,826,307 /
8.74%
512,590 /
1.78%

19,114,140 9,199,577

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
FEBRUARY 24
(*provisionary)
112,700,385 /
1.46%
2,497,699 /
2.22%
88,281,689 21,920,997
FEBRUARY 23
(*provisionary)
112,325,744 /
1.46%
2,487,112 /
2.21%
87,856,761 21,981,871

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

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