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Hays County reports 34 new COVID-19 cases

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Hays County COVID-19 Update

The Hays County Health Department reports 34 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 60 recoveries Oct. 21, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,246, active cases to 609 and recoveries to 5,573. Total active cases in the last 21 days is 320.

San Marcos, Dripping Springs, Kyle and Buda have 28, 35, 403 and 110 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 32,941. The total number of hospitalizations is 363 and total current hospitalizations is 10 after three new individuals were hospitalized and one was discharged. There have been 64 fatalities in the county.

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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