covid-19 update

Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Hays County Local Health Department was not able to provide a complete update. 

The Hays County Local Health Department reports three new COVID-19-related fatalities Jan. 14, a Buda man in his 80s, a Wimberley man over 100 and a San Marcos man in his 60s

The county also reported 470 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 39,649 and total active cases to 6,771.

The total number of hospitalizations is 1,474 and total current hospitalizations is 22 after 12 people were hospitalized and 12 people was discharged.

The county reports 14 unvaccinated people and eight fully vaccinated persons are hospitalized. Five unvaccinated and four fully vaccinated patients are in the ICU.  

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.

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