The Hays County Local Health Department reports 82 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 89 recoveries April 23, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 18,061, total active cases to 617 and recoveries to 17,205. The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 877.
San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 245, 159 and 121 active cases, respectively.
According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 156,498. The total number of hospitalizations is 833 and total current hospitalizations is 13 after one person was hospitalized and three were discharged. The total number of fatalities in the county is 239.
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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