The Hays County Local Health Department reports 60 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 23 recoveries March 25, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 17,017, total active cases to 402 and recoveries to 16,379. The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 584.
San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 152, 114 and 67 active cases, respectively.
According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 140,757. The total number of hospitalizations is 783 and total current hospitalizations is eight after one person was hospitalized and two were discharged. The total number of fatalities in the county is 236.
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.
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