The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19 related fatality July 23, a Kyle man in his 30s. There have been a total of 266 fatalities in the county.
The county also reported 121 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 46 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 19,796, total active cases to 565 and recoveries to 18,965. The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 678.
San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 158, 172 and 133 active cases, respectively.
According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 187,649. The total number of hospitalizations is 943 and total current hospitalizations is 10.
The University Star will continue to provide COVID-19 updates as any additional information is released.
Individuals concerned about possible exposure to COVID-19 are encouraged to contact their healthcare provider or the Hays County Local Health Department at 512.393.5520. For additional information about COVID-19, visit the Texas Department of State Health Services or the Centers for Disease Control website.
The University Star’s COVID-19 coverage can be found here.