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Hays County reports 47 new COVID-19 cases

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Hays County COVID-19 update

The Hays County Local Health Department reports 47 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 37 recoveries July 9, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 19,238, total active cases to 199 and recoveries to 18,776.
There have been a total of 263 COVID-19-related fatalities in the county since the start of the pandemic. The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 280. San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 49, 86 and 34 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 182,642. The total number of hospitalizations is 918 and total current hospitalizations is eight after one person was hospitalized and zero 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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