Hays County reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, 31 recoveries

Gabriella Ybarra, Managing Editor

The Hays County Health Department reports 30 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 31 recoveries Sept. 11, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,598, active cases to 1,914 and recoveries to 3,633.

Kyle, San Marcos and Buda have 756, 716 and 309 active cases, respectively.

According to Epidemiologist Eric Schneider, the total number of received negative tests in the county is now 25,662 with 23 tests still pending. The total number of hospitalizations is 158 and total current hospitalizations is 8. 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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