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Texas State moved all residents out of Sterry Hall to utilize the building for quarantined students identified as close contacts to positive COVID-19 cases, the Department of Residential Life told The University Star on Oct. 23.

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The Hays County Health Department reports two new COVID-19-related fatalities Oct. 14, a Buda man in his 60s and a Buda woman in her 80s. The total number of fatalities in the county is 57.

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The Hays County Health Department reports 19 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 60 recoveries Oct. 9, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,037, active cases to 963 and recoveries to 5,019. Total active cases in the last 21 days is 318.

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The Hays County Health Department reports 10 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 77 recoveries Oct. 8, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,018, active cases to 1,004 and recoveries to 4,959. Total active cases in the last 21 days is 321.

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The San Marcos Police Department asks the public to assist with two ongoing investigations into deadly conduct incidents after apprehending a suspect in a third incident.

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The Hays County Health Department reports 13 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 80 recoveries Oct. 7, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,008, active cases to 1,071 and recoveries to 4,882. 

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The Hays County Health Department reports 30 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 63 recoveries Oct. 6, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,995, active cases to 1,138 and recoveries to 4,802. Total active cases in the last 21 days is 339.

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The Hays County Health Department reports 14 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 120 recoveries Oct. 3-5, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,965, active cases to 1,171 and recoveries to 4,739. Total active cases in the last 21 days is 361.

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The Hays County Health Department reports five new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 27 recoveries Oct. 2, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,951, active cases to 1,277 and recoveries to 4,619. The total active cases in the last 21 days is 383.

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A multi-vehicle crash Sept. 6 resulted in the death of a man and several serious injuries on West Wonder World Drive and Purgatory Creek Bridge in San Marcos. At approximately 1 p.m. Sept. 6, San Marcos Police, San Marcos Fire and Hays County EMS responded to the fatal collision. The driver …

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The Hays County Health Department reports six new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 77 recoveries Oct. 1, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,946, active cases to 1,299 and recoveries to 4,592. The total active cases in the last 21 days is 386.

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The Hays County Health Department reports 14 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 100 recoveries Sept. 30, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,940, active cases to 1,370 and recoveries to 4,515. The total active cases in the last 21 days is 414.

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The City of San Marcos will end currently imposed drought restrictions Oct. 4, returning to year-round water conservation rules.

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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.

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The Hays County Health Department reports one new COVID-19 fatality Sept. 28, a San Marcos woman in her 50s. The total number of fatalities in the county is now 55.

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The City of San Marcos emergency responders responded to a crash Sept. 24 involving two planes at the San Marcos Regional Airport. A tweet from the city asks citizens to avoid the area and states the Texas Department of Public Safety and National Transportation Safety Board will release furt…

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Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard added 10 new student cases and one new faculty/staff case Sept. 24. According to the dashboard, 133 cases are considered active. A total of 404 students and six faculty/staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 30 days. The dashboard states that num…

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The Hays County Local Health Department recently received reports of 160 additional COVID-19 hospitalizations that were not previously provided for daily reports. The new total number of hospitalizations in the county is 341. According to a press release, after an internal audit the health d…

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The Student Health Center will provide flu shot outreaches at the San Marcos and Round Rock Texas State campuses. Texas State faculty, staff and students seeking to receive a flu shot at the Student Health Center must pre-register by calling 512-245-2161. Walk-in appointments will not be all…

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Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard added 11 new student COVID-19 cases Sept. 23. According to the dashboard, 137 cases are considered active. A total of 401 students and seven faculty/staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 30 days. The dashboard states that numbers include positiv…

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The Hays County Health Department reports two new COVID-19 fatalities Sept. 23, A Buda man in his 70s and a San Marcos woman in her 60s. The total number of fatalities in the county is 54. The county also reports 19 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 77 recoveries, bringing the total nu…

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Texas State shared the first two Vice President for Student Affairs finalists Sept. 21 and Sept. 23 ahead of the candidates’ public interview process. On Sept. 21, Texas State announced the first VPSA finalist: Dr. Cynthia Hernandez, associate vice president for student affairs at Texas A&am…

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Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard added 11 new student COVID-19 cases Sept. 22. According to the dashboard, 137 cases are considered active. The active cases count is equal to the total number of active cases reported in the previous 10 days. Since Sept. 12, two faculty/staff and 135 students…

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Texas State men’s basketball Head Coach Danny Kaspar resigned from his position Sept. 22, months after a former Texas State basketball player accused him of making racist remarks to former players. Assistant coach Terrence Johnson will replace Kaspar as the head coach for the upcoming 2020-2…

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The Hays County Health Department reports 21 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 61 recoveries Sept. 22, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,799, active cases to 1,694 and recoveries to 4,053. San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 582, 707 and 283 active cases, respectively. A…