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Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality, 193 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  Aug. 25, a Kyle man in his 70s. There have been a total of 304 fatalities in the county.

The county also reported 193 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 160 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 24,503, total active cases to 2,254 and recoveries to 21,945. The county reports the total active cases in the past 21 days is 3,189.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 811, 787 and 347 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 217,026. The total number of hospitalizations is 1,145 and total current hospitalizations is 52 after five people were hospitalized and two were discharged. The total number of fatalities in the county is 304.

The county reports 41 unvaccinated people and 11 fully vaccinated people are hospitalized. 24 unvaccinated patients and one fully vaccinated patient is in the ICU. 

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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