Hays County reports 17 new cases of COVID-19

Daniel Weeks, News Editor

The Hays County Health Department reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 May 28, bringing the total lab-confirmed cases to 314 and total active cases to 146.

As of 4 p.m. May 28, no new individuals have recovered from the virus, leaving a total of 165 recovered cases. The total number of received negative tests in the county is 3,714, with 23 tests still pending.

The total number of hospitalizations is now 29 after one new patient was admitted. Two were discharged from the hospital, totaling four individuals currently hospitalized. The number of COVID-19-related fatalities totals three.

Kyle and San Marcos remain the cities with the highest number of active cases at 87 and 32, respectively.

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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