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Texas State reports eight new COVID-19 cases

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 26, 2020

Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard reports Aug. 26 six new students and two faculty/staff members tested positive for COVID-19. According to the dashboard, a total of 146 students and 34 faculty and staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 since March 1. Texas State's total COVID-19 cas...

Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 26, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports one new COVID-19 fatality Aug. 26, a San Marcos woman in her 80s, who was hospitalized at the time of death. The total number of fatalities in the county is 46. The county also reports 14 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 27 recoveries, bringing the...

Texas State COVID-19 dashboard adds 26 new cases

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 26, 2020

Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard reports since Aug. 18, 23 students and three faculty and staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. The dashboard shows four students and one faculty member tested positive Aug. 25, and one faculty member tested positive Aug. 24. 14 of the new student cases wer...

Hays County reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, 41 recoveries

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Brittany Andes, News Contributor

August 25, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 11 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 41 recoveries Aug. 25, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,308, active cases to 2,393 and recoveries to 2,870. San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,020. Kyle and Buda...

Texas State to house evacuated Lamar University students and staff

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 25, 2020

Texas State will house 60-70 evacuated students and staff from Lamar University due to Hurricane Laura. The students and staff from Lamar — a sister institution of Texas State in the Texas State University System — are under a mandatory evacuation from their Beaumont campus. The group is scheduled...

Fraudulent calls increase in San Marcos

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 25, 2020

The San Marcos Police Department seeks to alert the public about a recent increase in reports of attempted scam calls made to San Marcos locals. A press release states that law enforcement agencies will never request payments through gift cards, and citizens are cautioned against giving out personal...

Hays County reports 47 new COVID-19 cases, 19 recoveries

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 24, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 47 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 19 recoveries Aug. 22-24, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,297, active cases to 2,423 and recoveries to 2,829. San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,046. Kyle an...

Spavital, Bobcats emphasize run game ahead of season opener

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Damien Bartonek, Sports Reporter

August 22, 2020

Texas State is focused on improving its run game as the team inches closer to the start of an unprecedented season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Expectations for this year’s offense do not include surrounding sophomore quarterback Brady McBride with individual superstars, but rather a much...

Hays County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, 47 recoveries

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Gabriella Ybarra, Managing Editor

August 21, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 20 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 47 recoveries Aug. 21, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,250, active cases to 2,425 and recoveries to 2,780. San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,043. Kyle and Buda...

Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 20, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports two new COVID-19 fatalities Aug. 20, both San Marcos males in their 70s. The total number of fatalities in the county is 45. The county also reports 20 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 84 recoveries, bringing the total number of cases in the county...

Hays County to offer free COVID-19 testing

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 20, 2020

Hays County announced free six-day COVID-19 testing sites starting Aug. 24 in San Marcos and Kyle. The San Marcos site will be located at San Marcos High School, 2601 Rattler Road. The Kyle locations will be located at the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center, 979 Kohlers Crossing. Testing will take...

Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 19, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports two new COVID-19 fatalities Aug. 19, a San Marcos woman in her 90s and a Kyle man in his 70s, both hospitalized at the time of death. The total number of fatalities in the county is 43. The county also reports 18 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 61...

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