Below is a press release from Hays County regarding the recent COVID-19 update.
Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – NOTE: due to a technical issue, this is an abbreviated report compared to our regular updates. The online COVID-19 dashboard will be updated as soon as reasonably possible.
Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports two COVID-related fatalities, a San Marcos man in his 50s and a San Marcos woman in her 80s. The department also reports 565 new lab-confirmed cases since Friday’s report along with 17 new hospitalizations and 11 new hospital discharges. There are no additional people considered recovered at this time.
The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 12,110. Hays County has had 608 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 42 people are currently hospitalized.
Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra reminds everyone that per the Governor’s Executive Order GA-32, new capacity restrictions are now in effect for Hays County. The County issued a separate release on Friday with more details, which can found here. Visit the Department of State Health Services website for more info about hospital rates.
As with any emergency situation, www.HaysInformed.com, the countywide emergency notification blog, has a rolling list of important information regarding COVID-19. Many local municipality websites also have information. Several local school districts also have their own COVID-19 dashboards as does Texas State University.