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Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality

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Hays County COVID-19 Update

The Hays County Health Department reports one new COVID-19-related fatality Nov. 2, a Kyle woman in her 70s. There have been 88 fatalities in the county. 

The county also reports 44 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 63 recoveries since Oct. 31, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,176, total active cases to 304 and recoveries to 5,784. The county reports the total active cases in the last 21 days is 418.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 60, 116 and 81 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 36,170. The total number of hospitalizations is 391 and total current hospitalizations is 10 after four individuals were hospitalized and five were discharged. 

The Hays County Local Health Department does not release COVID-19 updates on weekends. Data in this report includes data gathered by the department Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

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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