The Hays County Health Department reports 10 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 82 recoveries Sept. 29, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,926, active cases to 1,456 and recoveries to 4,415. The total active cases in the last 21 days is 455.
San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 423, 672 and 244 active cases, respectively.
According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 26,716. The total number of hospitalizations is 344 and total current hospitalizations is 9 after one patient was admitted. There have been 55 fatalities in the county.
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.