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Hays County jail reports two new COVID-19 cases

A room in the Hays County Jail March 11. Photo by Cameron Hubbard

Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 10, 2020

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office reports two new inmates tested positive for COVID-19 Hays County jail Aug. 8-10, totaling 110 positive tests and one active case currently housed at the jail. Among the jail’s corrections staff and law enforcement staff there are 6 active cases. According to the...

Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 10, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports one new COVID-19 fatality Aug. 10, a Buda man in his 40s who was hospitalized at the time of death. The total number of fatalities in the county is 35. The county reported 38 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 53 recoveries, bringing the total number...

First generation and low-income students to receive federal financial assistance

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 10, 2020

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced Aug. 10 that Texas State will receive a $600,860 federal grant to provide first-generation and low-income college students with financial assistance and academic support services to complete their postsecondary educations. The grant funding comes from the Student Support...

Hays County reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 49 recoveries

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 7, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 23 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 49 recoveries Aug. 7, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 5,012, active cases to 2,803 and recoveries to 2,175. San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,326. Kyle and Buda...

Hays County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, 38 recoveries

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 6, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 20 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 38 recoveries Aug. 6, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 4,989, active cases to 2,829 and recoveries to 2,126. San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,349. Kyle and Buda...

Texas State reports three new COVID-19 cases

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 5, 2020

Texas State’s COVID-19 dashboard reports Aug. 5 two new students and one new faculty member tested positive for COVID-19. According to the dashboard, a total of 108 students and 26 faculty and staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. The University Star will continue to provide COVI...

Hays County reports three new COVID-19 fatalities

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 5, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports three new COVID-19 fatalities Aug. 5, a Kyle woman in her 60s, a Buda woman in her 70s and a Buda male in his 80s. Only the Kyle resident was hospitalized at the time of death. The total number of fatalities in the county is 34. The county reported 38 new...

Hays County reports two new COVID-19 fatalities

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 4, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports two new COVID-19 fatalities Aug. 4, two San Marcos males in their 70s. One was hospitalized at the time of death. The total number of fatalities in the county is 31. The county reported 38 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 42 recoveries, bringing the...

Hays County jail reports one new inmate COVID-19 case

A room in the Hays County Jail March 11. Photo by Cameron Hubbard

Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 4, 2020

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office reports one new inmate COVID-19 case in the Hays County jail Aug. 4, totaling 108 positive tests and two current active cases among inmates. Among the jail’s corrections staff and law enforcement staff there are 11 active cases. According to the Sheriff’s ...

Hays County reports one new COVID-19 fatality

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

August 3, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports one new COVID-19 fatality Aug. 3, a Kyle man in his 70s who was hospitalized at the time of death. The total number of fatalities in the county is 29. The county reported 26 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 69 recoveries, bringing the total number of...

Hays County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases, 53 recoveries

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Gabriella Ybarra, Managing Editor

July 31, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 18 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 53 recoveries July 31, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 4,315, active cases to 2,861 and recoveries to 1,426. San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,409. Kyle and Buda...

Hays County jail reports one new inmate COVID-19 case

A room in the Hays County Jail March 11. Photo by Cameron Hubbard

Daniel Weeks, News Editor

July 31, 2020

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office reported one new inmate COVID-19 case in the Hays County jail July 31, totaling 107 positive tests and 10 current active cases among inmates. Among the jail’s corrections staff and law enforcement staff there are 11 active cases. According to the Sheriff’s Office,...

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