Hays County COVID-19 Update as of August 9

Staff Report

Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports two (2) COVID-related fatalities, a Dripping Springs woman in her 80s, and a San Marcos woman in her 40s. This report covers August 7-9, 2021. HCLHD also reports 317 new lab-confirmed cases along with 35 new hospitalizations and 21 new hospital discharges. There are 258 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 19,765.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 21,864. Hays County has 1,820 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 2,333 active cases. Hays County has had 1,060 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 58 Hays County residents are currently hospitalized.

Vaccine opportunities:

• Monday-Friday, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines at Live Oak Community Clinic, 401 Broadway, San Marcos, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.

• Monday-Friday – Walk-in Pfizer vaccine clinics @ CommuniCare, 2810 Dacy Ln., Kyle, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.  

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