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Hays County reports 22 new COVID-19 cases, 52 recoveries

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Hays County COVID-19 Update

The Hays County Health Department reports 22 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 52 recoveries Sept. 17, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,719, active cases to 1,789 and recoveries to 3,878.
San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 638, 728 and 294 active cases, respectively.
According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 25,920 with 0 pending tests. The total number of hospitalizations is 165 and total current hospitalizations is 12. There have been 52 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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