Hays County reports 6,284 active cases

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 577 new lab-confirmed cases since Tuesday’s update, along with five (5) new hospitalizations and 11 new hospital discharges. There are 183 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 34,974.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 41,685. Hays County has 6,284 active cases. Hays County has had 1,502 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 27 people are currently hospitalized. Of those, 14 people (52%) are unvaccinated.

Hays County residents can now upload their at-home COVID-19 test results to the local health department using this link: https://arcg.is/1G4P1r. All information is confidential and no identifying information is collected. Although these reports will not be included in the official case counts for Hays County, they will help us have a better understanding of community spread.

We remind everyone of some simple measures to help slow the spread of the virus, including frequent hand washing, social distancing and wearing a mask when indoors around large groups of people. Additionally, a COVID-19 vaccine may reduce the risk of severe symptoms or death in those who contract for the virus. Children age 5-11 are eligible to receive pediatric doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

Vaccine opportunities:

  • NOT OFFERING VACCINE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE M-F, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines @ Christus Trinity Clinic (formerly Live Oak), 401 Broadway, San Marcos, 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.
  • M-F, Walk-in Pfizer vaccine clinics @ CommuniCare, 2810 Dacy Ln., Kyle, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.
  • More locations can be found here: https://www.vaccines.gov

UPDATED JANUARY 19, 2022

Due to technical difficulties, the HCLHD was unable to provide a full report last week. 

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 – 27

UPDATED JANUARY 19, 2022

Current Hospitalizations – 27
In ICU no Vent In ICU with Vent Non-ICU Total
Unvaccinated 2 3 9 14
Vaccinated 3 0 10 13

 

HAYS COUNTY CURRENT STATS

HAYS COUNTY
JAN. 5 – JAN. 7
JAN. 8 – JAN. 18 JAN. 19
ACTIVE (*provisionary)
5,893
5,890
6,284
TOTAL LAB-CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
37,082
41,108
41,685
NEWLY CONFIRMED 1,640
1,500 577
PROBABLE CASES 4,317
4,500 4,500
TOTAL RECOVERED
30,771
34,791
34,974
RECOVERED SINCE LAST UPDATE
0
1,721 183
CASES REMOVED (*Reported Mondays) NR
41 NR
FATALITIES 418
427 27
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 1,439
1,497 1,502
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 18
33 27
FEMALE
19,545
21,889 22,223
MALE
17,537
19,219 19,462
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
ASIAN 1.0% 1.3% 1.3%
BLACK
3.3% 3.7% 3.7%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
WHITE
70.6% 69.3% 69.3%
OTHER
1.4% 4.9% 4.9%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
23.6% 20.6% 20.6%
HISPANIC
49.1% 49.0% 49.0%
NON-HISPANIC
38.0% 38.0% 38.0%
NOT SPECIFIED 12.9% 13.0% 20.6%
TOTAL ACTIVE CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 19, 2022
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

AGE RANGE FEMALE MALE TOTAL
0-9 YRS. 270 265 535
10-19 YRS. 533 404 937
20-29 YRS. 1,015 689 1,704
30-39 YRS. 664 454 1,118
40-49 YRS. 536 370 906
50-59 YRS. 306 237 543
60-69 YRS. 183 147 330
70-79 YRS. 88 77 165
>80 YRS. 28 18 46
TOTAL 3,623 2,661 6,284
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 19, 2022
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

 

AGE RANGE
FEMALE
MALE
TOTAL
FATALITIES
0-9 YRS.
1,757
1,828
3,585
1
10-19 YRS.
3,632
3,158
6,760
2
20-29 YRS.
5,795
4,902
10,697
5
30-39 YRS. 3,736 3,087 6,823 13
40-49 YRS.
3,130
2,631
5,761
32
50-59 YRS.
1,971
1,881
3,852
57
60-69 YRS.
1,264
1,167
2,431
86
70-79 YRS.
607 582 1,189 100
>80 YRS.
331
226
557
131
TOTAL
22,223
19,462
41,685
427
AFFECTS BY CITY

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 19, 2022
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

 

CITY CASE TOTALS
ACTIVE CASES
RECOVERED
FATALITIES
AUSTIN 1,149 131 1,003 15
BEAR CREEK 8 0 8 0
BUDA 7,963 1,275 6,618 70
CREEDMOOR 11 4 6 1
DRIFTWOOD 602 65 531 6
DRIPPING SPRINGS 1,771 156 1,596 19
HAYS 3 0 3 0
KYLE 13,476 2,013 11,337 126
MANCHACA 71 5 66 0
MAXWELL 170 60 109 1
MOUNTAIN CITY 108 12 94 2
NIEDERWALD 198 25 172 1
SAN MARCOS 13,754 2,181 11,418 155
UHLAND 93 14 77 2
WIMBERLEY 2,295 343 1,926
26
WOODCREEK 13 0 10
3
TOTAL 41,685 6,284 34,974 427

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UPDATED JANUARY 19, 2022

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

NOTE: DSHS has removed the estimates of active and recovered cases because of the difficulty of assigning them to a specific year.

 

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

NOTE: NR = Not Reported
Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

STATE OF TEXAS JAN. 17 JAN. 18 JAN. 19
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
54,501,326
54,710,324
54,936,619
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
4,656,551
4,701,161
4,749,127
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
54,407
44,610
47,966
PROBABLE CASES
933,893
943,236
951,317
NEW PROBABLE CASES
13,861
9,343
8,081
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 12,286 12,344 12,905
TOTAL FATALITIES
76,000
76,123
76,277
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
4
123
154
FEMALE % (updated on Friday’s)
50.53% 50.53% 50.53%
MALE % (updated on Friday’s)
45.69% 45.69% 45.69%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
3.79% 3.79% 3.79%
ASIAN % (updated on Friday’s)
1.97% 1.97% 1.97%
BLACK % (updated on Friday’s)
7.81% 7.81% 7.81%
HISPANIC % (updated on Friday’s)
26.08% 26.08% 26.08%
OTHER % (updated on Friday’s)
0.81% 0.81% 0.81%
WHITE % (updated on Friday’s)
41.66% 41.66% 41.66%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Friday’s)
21.67% 21.67% 21.67%

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