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Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality, 110 new COVID-19 cases

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Hays County COVID-19 update

The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19 related fatality July 12, a Woodcreek man in his 80s. There have been a total of 264 fatalities in the county.

The county also reported 110 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 31 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 19,348, total active cases to 277 and recoveries to 18,807. The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 359.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 77, 109 and 54 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 183,501. The total number of hospitalizations is 929 and total current hospitalizations is 15 after 11 people were hospitalized and four 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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