73° San Marcos
The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star




The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star

The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star

Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality, 46 new cases

Hays+County+COVID-19+update
Hays County COVID-19 update

The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19-related fatality Feb. 26, a Kyle man in his 60s. There have been a total of 213 fatalities in the county.

The county also reported 46 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 63 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 16,270, total active cases to 480 and recoveries to 15,577. The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 1,123.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 124, 161 and 95 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 121,881. The total number of hospitalizations is 740 and total current hospitalizations is 29 after two people were hospitalized and one was 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

Donate to The University Star

Your donation will support the student journalists of Texas State University. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
Donate to The University Star