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Hays County reports 26 new cases of COVID-19

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Hays County COVID-19 update

The Hays County Local Health Department reports 26 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 75 new recoveries on March 16, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 16,784, total active cases to 441 and recoveries to 16,111.

The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 752. San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 142, 104 and 93 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 136,918. The total number of hospitalizations is 768 and total current hospitalizations is six after one person was 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.

The University Star’s COVID-19 coverage can be found here

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