Hays County reports four COVID-related fatalities, 362 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 COVID-related fatalities since Tuesday’s update: a man from Buda in his 50s, a man from Buda in his 70s, a woman from Kyle in her 90s, and a woman from San Marcos in her 80s.

The department also reports 362 new lab-confirmed cases, 11 new hospitalizations and 10 new hospital discharges. Hays County has 22 current COVID-related hospitalizations. Of those, 11 people (50%) are unvaccinated.

Between January 15-21, Hays County will offer walk-up testing and vaccine clinics at the Hays CISD Old Transportation Bldg., located at 21003 I-35 Frontage Road, Kyle. The clinic hours are Sat.-Sun from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 2-7 p.m. Monday through Friday or while supplies last.

An additional clinic will take place January 16 from 12-8 p.m. (or while supplies last) at the Hays County Historic Courthouse located at 111 E. San Antonio St in San Marcos. More details can be found on the Hays County website.

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:

  • M-F, Pfizer, Jan. 15-21, Hays CISD Old Transportation Bldg., located at 21003 I-35 Frontage Road, Kyle, 2-7 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.
    10 a.m.- 4 p.m.) while supplies last – this clinic is for ages 12 and up only
  • Jan. 16, Pfizer, Hays County Historic Courthouse, 111. E. San Antonio St., San Marcos, 12-8 p.m. while supplies last – this clinic is for ages 12 and up only
  • 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

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UPDATED JANUARY 7, 2022

Due to technical difficulties with the Hays County Local Health Department, only information on current COVID-related hospitalizations will be updated this 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 – 20

UPDATED JANUARY 22, 2022

Current Hospitalizations – 22
In ICU no Vent In ICU with Vent Non-ICU Total
Unvaccinated 2 3 6 11
Vaccinated 1 1 9 11

 

HAYS COUNTY CURRENT STATS

HAYS COUNTY
JAN. 1 – JAN. 4
JAN. 5 – JAN. 7
ACTIVE (*provisionary)
4,172
5,893
TOTAL LAB-CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
35,259
37,082
NEWLY CONFIRMED 1,722
1,640
PROBABLE CASES 3,998
4,317
TOTAL RECOVERED
30,671
30,771
RECOVERED SINCE LAST UPDATE
241 0
CASES REMOVED (*Reported Mondays) 0
NR
FATALITIES 416
418
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 1,428
1,439
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 13
18
FEMALE
18,514
19,545
MALE
16,745
17,537
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1%
0.1%
ASIAN 1.0%
1.0%
BLACK
3.3%
3.3%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0%
0.0%
WHITE
70.6%
70.6%
OTHER
1.4%
1.4%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
23.6%
23.6%
HISPANIC
49.0%
49.1%
NON-HISPANIC
38.0%
38.0%
NOT SPECIFIED 13.0%
12.9%
TOTAL ACTIVE CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 7, 2022
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

AGE RANGE FEMALE MALE TOTAL
0-9 YRS. 174 184 358
10-19 YRS. 404 336 740
20-29 YRS. 1,043 752 1,795
30-39 YRS. 638 459 1,097
40-49 YRS. 461 369 830
50-59 YRS. 305 245 550
60-69 YRS. 184 143 327
70-79 YRS. 82 73 155
>80 YRS. 16 25 41
TOTAL 3,307 2,586 5,893
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 7, 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.
1,536
1,619
3,155
1
10-19 YRS.
3,209
2,857
6,066
2
20-29 YRS.
5,105
4,448
9,553
4
30-39 YRS. 3,241 2,759 6,000 13
40-49 YRS.
2,710
2,346
5,056
32
50-59 YRS.
1,756
1,713
3,469
56
60-69 YRS.
1,139
1,062
2,201
84
70-79 YRS.
543 522 1,065 99
>80 YRS.
306
211
517
127
TOTAL
19,545
17,537
37,082
418
AFFECTS BY CITY

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 7, 2022
*Note: the totals and percentage rates below include “probable cases.” percentages may be rounded up.

 

CITY CASE TOTALS
ACTIVE CASES
RECOVERED
FATALITIES
AUSTIN 1,043 147 881 15
BEAR CREEK 8 0 8 0
BUDA 6,976 1,187 5,724 65
CREEDMOOR 8 1 6 1
DRIFTWOOD 549 63 480 6
DRIPPING SPRINGS 1,654 193 1,442 19
HAYS 3 0 3 0
KYLE 11,909 1,738 10,046 125
MANCHACA 67 3 64 0
MAXWELL 129 43 85 1
MOUNTAIN CITY 100 17 81 2
NIEDERWALD 178 29 148 1
SAN MARCOS 12,301 2,108 10,040 153
UHLAND 79 11 66 2
WIMBERLEY 2,065 353 1,687
25
WOODCREEK 13 0 10
3
TOTAL 37,082 5,893 30,771 418

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UPDATED JANUARY 12, 2021

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

 

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

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

STATE OF TEXAS JAN. 10
JAN. 11 JAN. 12
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
52,689,483 
52,890,819
53,182,963
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
4,218,391 
4,265,186
4,326,299
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
41,968 
46,795
61,113
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 586,639  627,742 689,142
TOTAL PROBABLE CASES
872,456 
882,320
897,024
NEW PROBABLE CASES
5,269 
9,864
14,704
TOTAL RECOVERED (*provisionary) 4,408,608  4,421,256 4,433,262
DAILY RECOVERED (*provisionary)
14,425  12,648 12,006
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 10,417  11,040 11,571
TOTAL FATALITIES (*provisionary)
75,287 
75,397
75,533
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
6
110
136
FEMALE % (updated on Friday’s)
37.5% 37.5% 37.5%
MALE % (updated on Friday’s)
61.2% 61.2% 61.2%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
1.3% 1.3% 1.3%
ASIAN % (updated on Friday’s)
1.4% 1.4% 1.4%
BLACK % (updated on Friday’s)
14.8% 14.8% 14.8%
HISPANIC % (updated on Friday’s)
37.0% 37.0% 37.0%
OTHER % (updated on Friday’s)
0.8% 0.8% 0.8%
WHITE % (updated on Friday’s)
32.1% 32.1% 32.1%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Friday’s)
14.0% 14.0% 14.0%

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