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Hays County reports 97 new COVID-19 cases

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Hays County COVID-19 Update

The Hays County Local Health Department reports 97 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 78 recoveries Dec. 2, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 7,526, total active cases to 738 and recoveries to 6,684. The county reports the total active cases in the last 21 days is 1,137. 

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 72, 303 and 190 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 52,415. The total number of hospitalizations is 435 and total current hospitalizations is 10 after one individual was hospitalized and three 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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