The Hays County Local Health Department reports two new COVID-19-related fatalities, a Buda man in his 50s and a San Marcos man in his 60s. There have been a total of 245 fatalities in the county.
The county also reported 49 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 116 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 18,683, total active cases to 329 and recoveries to 18,109. The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 622.
San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 123, 99 and 53 active cases, respectively.
According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 166,130. The total number of hospitalizations is 873 and total current hospitalizations is 15 after four people were hospitalized and five were discharged.
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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