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Hays County reports fifth COVID-19 fatality, 18 new cases

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Gabriella Ybarra, Managing Editor

June 1, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reported a fifth COVID-19 related death June 1. The individual was a person in their 80s with an Austin address that resided along the Hays/Travis County border. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reported 18 new cases of the virus, bringing the total number of lab-confirmed...

Hays County reports six new COVID-19 cases, three recover

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

May 31, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reported six new cases of COVID-19 May 31, bringing the total lab-confirmed cases to 335 and total active cases to 147. An update was not released Saturday, May 30. As of May 31, since Friday, May 29, three individuals have recovered from the virus, totaling 184 recovered...

UPDATE: SMPD reports homicide at Redpoint Apartments

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

May 31, 2020

UPDATE: Sunday, May 31 The San Marcos Police Department reports a homicide incident occurred May 30 at the Redpoint Apartments in San Marcos. At approximately 6:51 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting at the apartments, formally known as The Woods located at 650 River Rd., and located...

Hays County reports fourth COVID-19 fatality, 15 new cases

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Gabriella Ybarra, Managing Editor

May 29, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reported a fourth COVID-19 related death May 29. The individual was a San Marcos man in his 70s. No other information was given regarding the man's death. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reported 15 new lab-confirmed cases of the virus, bringing the total number...

President Trauth provides updates from work groups

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

May 29, 2020

University President Trauth provided a series of updates from work groups planning for continuing in-person campus operations during summer II and the fall semester. On Friday, May 22, work group chairs delivered preliminary recommendations to the president's cabinet. The work groups include: The...

Hays County reports 17 new cases of COVID-19

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

May 28, 2020

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...

UPDATE: Suspects identified in Sadler House shooting

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

May 28, 2020

UPDATE, Thursday, May 28 The San Marcos Police Department has identified three suspects in the shooting incident that occurred at Sadler House Apartments on May 27. On Wednesday at approximately 5:12 p.m., SMPD officers were dispatched to Sadler House Apartments, 1271 Sadler Drive, in response to m...

Hays County reports 18 new COVID-19 cases, four recover

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

May 27, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 May 27, bringing the total lab-confirmed cases to 297 and total active cases to 129. As of 4 p.m. May 27, four new individuals have recovered from the virus, totaling 165 recovered cases. The total number of received negative tests...

UPDATE: Vehicle rollover accident results in additional death, three dead

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Daniella Carrera, News Reporter

May 27, 2020

Update: May 27 11:30 a.m. The Travis County medical office announced one of the child occupants of the May 23 single-vehicle rollover accident has died. On May 26, the seven-year old died due to their injuries from the accident. The child was receiving treatment at the Dell Children's Medical Center i...

Hays County reports nine new COVID-19 cases, three recover

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

May 26, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reported nine new cases of COVID-19 May 26, bringing the total lab-confirmed cases to 279 and total active cases to 115. As of 4 p.m. May 26, three new individuals have recovered from the virus, totaling 161 recovered cases. The total number of received negative tests...

Gov. Abbott announces new openings under phase II

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

May 26, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation adding additional services and activities that can open under Texas's phase II of reopening. The services include: water parks, recreational sport programs for adults, driver education programs and food court dining areas within shopping malls. Beginning...

Two San Marcos restaurants close after employees test positive for COVID-19

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Jaden Edison, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2020

Fuego Tortilla Grill and Garcia's Restaurant-Wonder World, in San Marcos, announced closures until further notice after employees at both restaurants tested positive for COVID-19. One employee tested positive at Fuego, located at 913 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, and two at Garcia's, located at 1917...

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