Hays County reports one COVID-related fatality and 5,893 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 one COVID-related fatality since Wednesday’s update: a San Marcos woman in her 70s.

The department also reports 1,640 new lab-confirmed cases along with nine (9) new hospitalizations and three (3) new hospital discharges. There are 0 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 30,771.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 37,082. Hays County has 5,893 active cases. In the past 21 days, there have been 6,238 active cases.

Hays County has had 1,439 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 18 people are currently hospitalized. Of those, 11 people (61%) 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 the virus. Children age 5-11 are eligible to receive pediatric doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

Vaccine opportunities:

  • 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

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.”

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UPDATED JANUARY 7, 2021

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 – 18

Current Hospitalizations – 18
In ICU no Vent In ICU with Vent Non-ICU Total
Unvaccinated 3 4 4 11
Vaccinated 1 0 6 7

 

HAYS COUNTY CURRENT STATS

HAYS COUNTY
DEC 30-31
JAN. 1 – JAN. 4
JAN. 5 – JAN. 7
ACTIVE (*provisionary)
2,693
4,172
5,893
TOTAL LAB-CONFIRMED
(*provisionary)
33,537
35,259
37,082
NEWLY CONFIRMED 649
1,722
1,640
PROBABLE CASES 3,902
3,998
4,317
TOTAL RECOVERED
30,430
30,671
30,771
RECOVERED SINCE LAST UPDATE
110
241 0
CASES REMOVED (*Reported Mondays) NR
0
NR
FATALITIES 414
416
418
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 1,420
1,428
1,439
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 15
13
18
FEMALE
17,539
18,514
19,545
MALE
15,998
16,745
17,537
AMERICAN INDIAN 0.1% 0.1%
0.1%
ASIAN 1.0% 1.0%
1.0%
BLACK
3.3% 3.3%
3.3%
NATIVE HAWAIIAN
/ PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0% 0.0%
0.0%
WHITE
70.6% 70.6%
70.6%
OTHER
1.4% 1.4%
1.4%
NOT SPECIFIED
/ UNKNOWN
23.6% 23.6%
23.6%
HISPANIC
48.4% 49.0%
49.1%
NON-HISPANIC
38.3% 38.0%
38.0%
NOT SPECIFIED 13.3% 13.0%
12.9%
TOTAL ACTIVE CASES BY AGE GROUPS

HAYS COUNTY POPULATION: 230,191

UPDATED JANUARY 7, 2021
*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, 2021
*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, 2021
*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 7, 2021

TEXAS & COVID-19: THE AFFECTS

 

TEXAS POPULATION: 29 MILLION

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

STATE OF TEXAS JAN. 5
JAN. 6
JAN. 7
TOTAL TESTED (*provisionary)
51,744,274
51,919,988
52,122,059
TOTAL CONFIRMED CASES
4,018,044
4,053,497
4,098,354
NEW DAILY CASES (*provisionary)
39,943
35,453
44,857
ACTIVE (*provisionary) 411,489 445,132 485,315
TOTAL PROBABLE CASES
829,593
839,107
848,513
NEW PROBABLE CASES
9,002
9,514
9,406
TOTAL RECOVERED (*provisionary) 4,348,524 4,359,226 4,370,866
DAILY RECOVERED (*provisionary)
9,506 10,702 11,640
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS (*provisionary) 8,129 8,740 9,216
TOTAL FATALITIES (*provisionary)
74,888
75,014
75,128
FATALITIES OVER PAST 24 HOURS (*provisionary)
92
126
114
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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