According to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Texas received 676,280 COVID-19 vaccines, and Hays County received 4,680 weekly vaccine allocations.
On Saturday, DSHS reported that Hays County had vaccinated 24,385 with a single dose, and an additional 10,820 have received their second dose.
Out of 254 Texas counties, Hays County is the 17th highest population that falls into Phase 1B for ages 16-65 with any medical condition.
The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses shipping to Texas providers continues to climb, with 676,280 first doses allocated to the state by the federal government for the week of March 1.
The DSHS has instructed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ship those doses to 522 providers in 199 counties.
The total includes 84,240 doses for federally-supported sites in Houston and North Texas and another 52,650 unused doses returned to Texas by the Federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care.
Texas providers swiftly resumed vaccination following last week’s winter storms and have now administered more than 5 million doses. More than 3.3 million people have received at least one dose, and almost 1.7 million are fully vaccinated.
Progress continues in vaccinating adults 65 years old and older, with more than 40 percent have received at least one dose and nearly 1 in 5 fully vaccinated.
Hays County Local Health Department reports three COVID-related fatalities: a Buda man in his 50s, a Kyle man in his 60s, and a San Marcos man in his 90s. The Department also reports 75 new lab-confirmed cases since Friday along with eight new hospitalizations and 15 new hospital discharges. There are 42 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 15,619.
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NOTE: HAYS COUNTY CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED MONDAY, MARCH 1, AT 3:54 PM
NOTE: TEXAS CASE STATS & INFORMATION UPDATED MONDAY, MARCH 1, AT 4:50 PM
*NOTE: U.S. & INTERNATIONAL CASE COUNTS & STATS UPDATED ON MONDAY, MARCH 1, AT 4:17 AM