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Hays County reports 132 new COVID-19 cases

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Hays County COVID-19 update

The Hays County Local Health Department reports 132 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 144 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 23,759, total active cases to 2,231 and recoveries to 21,232.

There have been a total of 296 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 3,292. 

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 758, 837 and 344 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 212,962. The total number of hospitalizations is 1,126 and total current hospitalizations is 55 after four people were hospitalized and six were discharged. The county reports 47 unvaccinated people and eight fully vaccinated people are hospitalized. 29 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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