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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...

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,...

Hays County reports three new COVID-19 fatalities

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

July 30, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports three new COVID-19 fatalities July 30, a San Marcos man in his 70s, a Kyle man in his 70s and a Kyle woman in her 70s. All three were hospitalized at the time of death. The total number of fatalities in the county is 28. The county reported 21 new lab-confirmed...

Hays County reports 31 new COVID-19 cases, 65 recoveries

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

July 29, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 31 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 65 recoveries July 29, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 4,276, active cases to 2,935 and recoveries to 1,316. San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,458. Kyle and Buda...

Hays County reports 42 new COVID-19 cases, 73 recoveries

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Daniel Weeks, News Editor

July 28, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reports 42 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 73 recoveries July 28, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 4,245, active cases to 2,969 and recoveries to 1,251. San Marcos has the highest number of active cases in the county at 1,489. Kyle and Buda...

Missing Kyle resident located safe

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Jaden Edison, Editor-in-Chief

July 28, 2020

Update: The Hays County Sheriff's Office reports 17-year-old Soraya Montoya was located safe in Austin. The University Star will update this story as additional information is released. Original Story July 26, 9:34 p.m.: The Hays County Sheriff's Office reports Soraya Alexis Montoya, a 17-year-old Hispa...

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