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Hays County reports 193 new COVID-19 cases

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Hays County reports 85 new cases of COVID-19, one new fatality

The Hays County Health Department reported 193 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 June 24 along with six recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 2,194, active cases to 1,786 and recovered cases to 403.
San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,199. Kyle and Buda have 367 and 148 active cases, respectively.
According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is 6,262 with 68 tests still pending. The number of hospitalizations to date is 56 with 17 currently hospitalized, up two from yesterday’s report. The total number of fatalities remains five.

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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