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Hays County reports 2 new COVID-19 fatalities, 317 new cases

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Hays County COVID-19 update

The Hays County Local Health Department reports two new COVID-related fatalities, 317 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 258 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 21,864, total active cases to 1,820 and recoveries to 19,765. There have been a total of 279 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 2,333.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 504, 652 and 404 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 200,370. The total number of hospitalizations is 1,060 and total current hospitalizations is 58 after 35 people were hospitalized and 21 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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