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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 Oct. 14, a Buda man in his 60s and a Buda woman in her 80s. The total number of fatalities in the county is 57.

The county also reports 26 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 83 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,110, active cases to 830 and recoveries to 5,223. Total active cases in the last 21 days is 311.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 109, 486 and 149 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 30,996. The total number of hospitalizations is 355 and total current hospitalizations is eight after one new individual was hospitalized and one was 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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