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Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality, 91 cases

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Hays County COVID-19 update

The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19 fatality, a San Marcos woman in her 80s, and 91 new lab-confirmed cases Dec. 9.

There are 54 new recoveries. The new fatality, cases and recoveries bring the total number of cases in the county to 7,946, total active cases to 879 and recoveries to 6,960. The county reports 1,188 total active cases in the past 21 days.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 100, 330 and 222 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 57,048. The total number of hospitalizations is 452 after two new hospitalizations and discharges, respectively, and total current hospitalizations is 12. The total number of fatalities in the county is 107.

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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