Hays County COVID-19 News Update Recap

  • March 15, 2020
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On Saturday, March 14, 2020, Hays County announced its first presumptive COVID-19 case.

Per the country press release:

“The patient traveled to multiple cities along the West Coast of the United States and is believed to have been exposed while traveling. Upon arrival back to Central Texas, the patient notified the Hays County Local Health Department about their symptoms.” The county updated the original release to note that the patient has been released from the hospital and will self quarantine.

On Friday, March 13, 2020, a woman in Bee Cave tested positive.

Next door to Hays County, on Friday, a woman in her 30s tested positive for COVID-19 at the St. David’s Emergency Clinic in Bee Cave. More on that here from the Austin American-Statesman.