Hays County reports four COVID-related fatalities; 1,147 new lab-confirmed 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 four new COVID-related fatalities since Wednesday: a Kyle man in his 50s, a Kyle woman in her 30s, a Kyle woman in her 50s, and a San Marcos woman in her 90s.

The department also reports 1,147 new lab-confirmed cases along with 17 new hospitalizations and 17 new hospital discharges. There are 1,636 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 36,610.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 42,832. Hays County has 5,791 active cases. Hays County has had 1,519 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 27 people are currently hospitalized. Of those, 15 people (56%) 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 21, 2022

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

Current Hospitalizations – 27
In ICU no Vent In ICU with Vent Non-ICU Total
Unvaccinated 1 3 11 15
Vaccinated 2 0 10 12

 

HAYS COUNTY CURRENT STATS

HAYS COUNTY
JAN. 8 – JAN. 18
JAN. 19 JAN. 20 – JAN. 21
ACTIVE (*provisionary)
5,890
6,284
 5,791
TOTAL LAB-CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
41,108
41,685
42,832 
NEWLY CONFIRMED 1,500
577
1,147 
PROBABLE CASES 4,500
4,500
5,014 
TOTAL RECOVERED
34,791
34,974
36,610 
RECOVERED SINCE LAST UPDATE
1,721
183
1,636 
CASES REMOVED (*Reported Mondays) 41
NR
NR 
FATALITIES 427
427
431 
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 1,497
1,502
1,519 
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 33
27
27 
FEMALE
21,889
22,223
22,891 
MALE
19,219
19,462
19,941 
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.2%
0.2%
0.2% 
ASIAN 1.3%
1.3%
1.3% 
BLACK
3.7%
3.7%
3.7% 
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 
WHITE
69.3%
69.3%
69.2% 
OTHER
1.9%
4.9%
4.9% 
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
20.6%
20.6%
20.6% 
HISPANIC
49.0%
49.0%
49% 
NON-HISPANIC
38.0%
38.0%
38.0% 
NOT SPECIFIED 13.0%
13.0%
20.6% 
TOTAL ACTIVE CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 21, 2022
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

AGE RANGE FEMALE MALE TOTAL
0-9 YRS. 287 283 570
10-19 YRS. 544 392 938
20-29 YRS. 836 559 1,395
30-39 YRS. 626 398 1,024
40-49 YRS. 512 342 854
50-59 YRS. 285 218 503
60-69 YRS. 162 135 297
70-79 YRS. 81 78 159
>80 YRS. 30 23 53
TOTAL 3,363 2,428 5,791
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 21, 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.
1,819
1,900
3,719
1
10-19 YRS.
3,749
3,244
6,993
2
20-29 YRS.
5,937
5,000
10,937
5
30-39 YRS. 3,863 3,151 7,014 14
40-49 YRS.
3,221
2,688
5,909
32
50-59 YRS.
2,041
1,927
3,968
59
60-69 YRS.
1,300
1,196
2,496
86
70-79 YRS.
623 601 1,224 100
>80 YRS.
338
234
572
132
TOTAL
22,891
19,941
42,832
431
AFFECTS BY CITY

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 21, 2022
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

 

CITY CASE TOTALS
ACTIVE CASES
RECOVERED
FATALITIES
AUSTIN 1,163 120 1,028 15
BEAR CREEK 8 0 8 0
BUDA 8,181 1,206 6,905 70
CREEDMOOR 13 5 7 1
DRIFTWOOD 614 65 543 6
DRIPPING SPRINGS 1,816 164 1,633 19
HAYS 3 0 3 0
KYLE 13,865 1,956 11,780 129
MANCHACA 71 4 67 0
MAXWELL 182 53 128 1
MOUNTAIN CITY 112 12 98 2
NIEDERWALD 202 24 177 1
SAN MARCOS 14,124 1,862 11,780 156
UHLAND 98 19 67 2
WIMBERLEY 2,367 301 2,040
26
WOODCREEK 13 0 10
3
TOTAL 42,832 5,791 36,610 431

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UPDATED JANUARY 21, 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. 19 JAN. 20
JAN. 21
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
54,936,619
55,118,480
55,371,082
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
4,749,127
4,787,027
4,842,913
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
47,966
37,900
55,886
PROBABLE CASES
951,317
959,832
970,192
NEW PROBABLE CASES
8,081
8,515
10,360
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 12,905 13,094 13,371
TOTAL FATALITIES
76,277
76,443
76,612
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
154
166
169
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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