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Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities

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Hays County COVID-19 Update

The Hays County Health Department reports two new COVID-19-related fatalities Nov. 4, a Buda man in his 80s and a San Marcos woman in her 90s. There have been 91 fatalities in the county. 

The county also reports 34 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 49 recoveries Nov. 4, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,265, total active cases to 332 and recoveries to 5,842. The county reports the total active cases in the last 21 days is 460.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 55, 122 and 88 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 37,015. The total number of hospitalizations is 391 and total current hospitalizations is five after three individuals 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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