Hays County reports eight new COVID-19 cases, 46 recoveries

Daniel Weeks, News Editor

The Hays County Health Department reports eight new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 46 recoveries Sept. 10, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,568, active cases to 1,915 and recoveries to 3,602.

San Marcos, Kyle and Buda have 713, 757 and 313 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 25,648 with 36 tests still pending. The total number of hospitalizations is 158 and total current hospitalizations is 8 after five patients were discharged. There have been 51 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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