Updated: Hays County COVID-19 Reports

  • April 3, 2020
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The following information on confirmed COVID-19 cases is from official Hays County press releases and additional news resources.

June 1, 2020: 353 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases to date in Hays County and another fatality (the individual resided along the Hays/Travis border but had an Austin address). Hays County Epidemiologist Eric Schneider continues to strongly recommend residents limit their travel to essential trips and while in public to wear face coverings and stay at least six feet away from others.

“We are seeing an uptick in new COVID-19 cases. Over the past two weeks, we have received more than 90 new lab-confirmed cases of the virus,” Schneider said. “The Hays County Local Health Department recommends continuing to follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19.”

Details: https://hayscountytx.com/…/hays-county-covid-19-update-jun…

May 27, 2020: 297 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hays County to date (an increase of 18 since yesterday). Details: https://hayscountytx.com/…/hays-county-covid-19-update-may…/

100,047 deaths in the U.S. per Johns Hopkins (count on dashboard as we post this). Source: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

May 26, 2020: 279 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hays County to date. There have been 28 hospitalizations, 5 current. Details: https://hayscountytx.com/2020/05/26/15843/

May 8, 2020: 203 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hays County to date. Today’s report from Hays County Local Health Department puts the county’s total of lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases at 203. (72 active, 4 currently hospitalized). A Wimberley resident passed away yesterday from COVID-19 related complications.

Looking back at previous posts, a week ago there were 167 and a month ago there were 77.

May 8, 2020, report details here.

April 29, 2020: Hays County COVID-19 Case Update as of 4 p.m. Total now at 165.

The Hays County Local Health Department reports five new COVID-19 lab-confirmed positive cases overnight and today. The total is now 165 (73 current active cases, 5 people currently hospitalized). Details here.

News story about a Blanco County family with COVID-19 here.

April 27, 2020: Hays County COVID-19 Case Update as of 4 p.m. Total now at 155. Of those, 77 active, 77 recovered, 1 fatality. Five people are currently hospitalized, a total of 15 people have been hospitalized.

Looking at our posts from a month ago, there were 13 cases on March 27th.

For those interested in a worldwide snapshot: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

The Texas dashboard can be accessed via: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/

Details on today’s Hays County report here.

April 18, 2020, Hays County COVID-19 update as of 4:15 p.m. Total now at 125. Per Hays County, total lab-confirmed positive is now 125.vLooks like since yesterday, of the four new ones, that includes a new one in Driftwood and a new one in Wimberley. There have been 14 hospitalizations, 4 current. Details here from Hays County.

April 16, 2020, Hays County COVID-19 update as of 4:15 p.m. Total now at 117. The Hays County Local Health Department reports eight new COVID-19 lab-confirmed positive cases overnight and today, bringing the total to 117 (68 active, 48 recovered, 1 fatality). Details here from Hays County.

April 13, 2020, Hays County COVID-19 update as of 4 p.m. Total now at 93. First fatality reported. Lab-confirmed count is now 93 (50 active, 42 recovered, 1 fatality). For those interested in the details, we’ve posted the county’s press release here.

April 10, 2020, Hays County COVID-19 Update as of 3:30 p.m. Total now at 82. The Hays County Local Health Department reports a total of 82 lab-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Hays County, up from 79 on April 9. For those interested in reading the full press release for details, we’ve posted it here.

April 8, 2020, Hays County COVID-19 update as of 4 pm. Total now at 77. Sixteen new lab-confirmed positive cases reported overnight and today putting the current total at 77 (54 active, 23 recovered). Hospitalizations: 8 total, 2 current. For those interested in reading the full press release for details, we’ve posted it here.

April 3, 2020, Hays County COVID-19 update as of 3:40 p.m.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports two additional lab-confirmed positive cases overnight and today. First confirmed case in Wimberley. New numbers are 47 total. Of those, 34 are active and 13 are recovered. For those interested in reading the full press release for details, we’ve posted it here.

April 2, 2020: 45 cases (35 active, 10 recovered). Read the full press release for details (PDF).