Hays County has 75 total coronavirus cases; 18 considered recovered


HAYS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — This story provides the latest updates on COVID-19 cases in Hays County.

The first cases in Hays County were announced March 14.

April 8 Update

There are now 75 cases in Hays County.

April 7 Update

Two new cases of coronavirus have been added to the Hays County count on Tuesday, giving the area 61 total cases. 18 patients have recovered making for 43 active cases of COVID-19 in the county.

April 6 Update

Hays County’s total coronavirus case count sits at 59 as of Monday. The county added five new cases over the last 24 hours.

With 13 people considered recovered, Hays County has 46 active cases. Three people currently require hospitalization.

April 5 Update

Hays County reported four new cases of COVID-19 Sunday. The county’s latest total count is at 54.

Active cases are at 41 and 13 people have recovered.

April 4 Update

Hays County added three new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the area’s active case count to 37 and the total case count to 50.

13 patients are considered to be recovered.

April 3 Update

The Hays County Local Health Department confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 Friday, bringing the total in the county to 47. 13 patients are considered to have recovered from the virus.

April 2 Update

Hays County has 45 confirmed cases as of Thursday. Four people are currently hospitalized.

Hays County also issued a clarification for those who live there related to how Gov. Abbott’s new social distancing order affects the county’s previous order. Hays County said its order is “effectively superseded” by Abbott’s order, and that Abbott’s order includes a more comprehensive list of essential services.

“The Governor’s Order still prohibits visitation of nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and it still forbids use of bars, restaurants, gyms, massage establishments, tattoo studios, piercing studios, or cosmetology salons, except that it encourages take-out and/or delivery of food and drinks,” Hays County wrote in a release. “Even though some of the detailed guidance in the Hays County Judge’s most recent Order will no longer control, it is important to remember that Governor’s Order does indicate that businesses and citizens should follow the Guidelines from the President and the CDC.”

April 1 Update

Hays County added four confirmed, active cases of coronavirus taking the county’s total to 32 active cases on Wednesday. As previously reported, 10 Hays County citizens have recovered from the virus.

In total, 42 people have tested positive, according to Hays County officials.

March 31 Update

Hays County reports it has 28 active cases of COVID-19 — 10 individuals have recovered from the virus, according to officials.

March 30 Update

Hays County added two new active coronavirus cases Monday taking the county’s active count to 18. Three cases currently require hospitalization.

March 29 Update

22 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Hays County, but six have recovered, according to the latest numbers from Hays County authorities.

The current count of active cases sits at 16 as of Sunday, March 29.

Two of those 16 cases are currently requiring hospitalization. Four of the cases are considered travel-related while the other 12 people didn’t report recent travel. All positive cases are adults in the age range between 20 and 69 years old.

March 26 Update

Hays County has a total of 13 COVID-19 cases as of March 26. It reported two new cases on Thursday, a resident of Dripping Springs and a resident of Kyle. The breakdown of cases by city is:

  • Austin (some Hays County addresses are Austin) – 1
  • Buda – 3
  • Dripping Springs – 2
  • Kyle -4
  • San Marcos – 2

March 25 Update

Hays County has a total of 11 COVID-19 cases as of March 25. It reported two new cases on Wednesday, a resident of Buda and a Dripping Springs resident, and shared the breakdown of cases by city:

  • Austin (some Hays County addresses are Austin) – 1
  • Buda – 3
  • Dripping Springs – 1
  • Kyle -3
  • San Marcos – 2

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