Hays County reports four new lab-confirmed cases

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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 (4) new lab-confirmed cases along with one (1) new hospitalization and no new hospital discharges. There are 90 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 16,521.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 17,125. Hays County has 368 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 552 active cases. Hays County has had 788 total COVID-related hospitalizations and eight (8) people are currently hospitalized.

As of yesterday, March 29, all adults are eligible for a vaccine in Texas according to the state health department.

Hays County issued a news release about the change; it’s available on our website: https://hayscountytx.com/2021/03/23/dshs-opens-vaccine-eligibility-to-all-adults-beginning-march-29/

Where and how to get vaccinated, and get your questions answered.

 

 

HERE IS WHERE YOU CAN GET THE VACCINE IN TEXAS & HAYS COUNTY

HAYS COUNTY & TEXAS COVID VACCINE STATS

.*These totals were updated by the Texas Department of State Health Services and
are updated by 4 PM each day with data as of 11:59 PM the previous night.

COMPARISON – HAYS COUNTY VS. STATE OF TEXAS:
PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION VACCINATED

  POPULATION
FIRST DOSE FULLY VACCINATED
HAYS COUNTY
(est.*16 yrs and older)
183,380
53,855 OR 29.7% 28,350 OR 15.46%
HAYS COUNTY
(est. total Population)
230,091
53,855 OR 23.41% 28,350 OR 12.32%
STATE OF TEXAS 29,000,000
7,156,895 OR 24.68% 3,756,432 OR 12.95%

 

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NOTE: HAYS COUNTY CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED TUESDAY, MARCH 30, AT 3:46 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

HAYS COUNTY
MARCH 27 – 29, 2021 MARCH 30, 2021
FATALITY %
1.4%
1.4%
COVID POSITIVE TEST %
10.7%
10.7%
COVID NEGATIVE TEST %
89.3%
89.3%
HOSPITALIZATION %
4.6%
4.6%
RECOVERED %
96.0%
96.5%
TOTAL TESTS (*provisionary / includes pending cases)
159,895
160,022 
NEW DAILY TESTS (*provisionary) 1,132 127 
TOTAL LAB CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
17,121
17,125 
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 454 368 
NEW DAILY CONFIRMED 77
PROBABLE CASES 1,887 1,887 
TOTAL RECOVERED
16,431
16,521 
DAILY RECOVERED 17 90 
CASES REMOVED (*Reported On Fridays) 0
0
FATALITIES 236 236 
TESTED NEGATIVE (*provisionary) 142,774 142,897 
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 787 788 
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 7
FEMALE
8,958 8,961 
MALE
8,163 8,164 
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1% 0.1%
ASIAN 0.7% 0.7%
BLACK
2.6% 2.6%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0% 0.0%
WHITE
70.2% 70.2%
OTHER
1.0% 1.0%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
25.4% 25.4%
HISPANIC
49.1% 49.1%
NON-HISPANIC
34.4% 34.4%
NOT SPECIFIED 16.5% 16.5%
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 509 10 489 10
BEAR CREEK 4 0 4 0
BUDA 3,025 52 2,936 37
CREEDMOOR 3 0 2
1
DRIFTWOOD 211 2 208 1
DRIPPING SPRINGS 814 24 781 9
HAYS 3 0 3 0
KYLE 5,519 118 5,327 74
MANCHACA 25 0 25 0
MAXWELL 62 1 60 1
MOUNTAIN CITY 44 2 41 1
NIEDERWALD 90 1 89 0
SAN MARCOS 6,095 147 5,857 91
UHLAND 32 1 31 0
WIMBERLEY 682 10 662 10
WOODCREEK 7 0 6 1
TOTAL 17,125 358
16,521
236
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 CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED TUESDAY, MARCH 30, AT 3:50 PM.

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

*Texas testing data had not been updated by the time of publication*

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

STATE OF TEXAS MARCH 29, 2021 MARCH 30, 2021
COVID POSITIVE %
8.24%
8.25%
FATALITY %
1.97%
1.98%
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
25,467,497
25,536,604 
TOTAL MOLECULAR TESTS
(*runs a day behind)
21,199,010
21,242,085 
TOTAL ANTIGEN TESTS
(*runs a day behind)
3,182,101
3,206,026 
TOTAL ANTIBODY TESTS
(*runs a day behind)
1,086,386 1,086,386 
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
2,388,650
2,391,860 
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
1,881
3,123 
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 96,950 95,739 
NEW PROBABLE CASES
339
857 
TOTAL PROBABLE CASES
387,019
386,948 
TOTAL RECOVERED (*provisionary)
2,627,174
2,631,430 
TOTAL RECOVERED OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)18,957 6,213 4,256 
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 3,146 3,161 
TOTAL FATALITIES (*provisionary)
47,169
47,278 
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
13
109 
FEMALE % (updated on Friday’s)
33.5% 33.5%
MALE % (updated on Friday’s)
65.3% 65.3%
UNKNOWN % (Gender) (updated on Friday’s)
1.2% 1.2%
ASIAN % (updated on Friday’s)
1.2% 1.2%
BLACK % (updated on Friday’s)
16.8% 16.8%
HISPANIC % (updated on Friday’s)
36.3% 36.3%
OTHER % (updated on Friday’s)
0.6% 0.6%
WHITE % (updated on Friday’s)
34.1% 34.1%
UNKNOWN % (updated on Friday’s)
11% 11%

 

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*NOTE: U.S. & INTERNATIONAL CASE COUNTS & STATS UPDATED ON TUESDAY, MARCH 30, AT 3
:11 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
MARCH 30
(*provisionary)
31,033,801 /
9.40%
563,206 /
1.81%
23,509,220 6,961,375
MARCH 29
(*provisionary)
30,962,803 /
9.38%
562,526 /
1.82%

23,410,884 6,989,393

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
MARCH 30
(*provisionary)
128,309,998 /
1.67%
2,805,941 /
2.19%
103,521,099 21,982,958
MARCH 29
(*provisionary)
127,838,745 /
1.66%
2,797,326 /
2.19%
103,042,863 21,998,556

Population Source: Census Bureau Population Clock

 


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