Hays County COVID-19 Update September 7, 2021 – Hays County

Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports four COVID-related fatalities: a Dripping Springs man in his 30s, a Kyle man in his 60s, a San Marcos man in his 40s, and a Wimberley woman in her 60s. The department also reports 155 new lab-confirmed cases* along with fourteen (14) new hospitalizations and fifteen (15) new hospital discharges. There are 547 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 23,950. This report covers September 4-7, 2021.

The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 25,993. Hays County has 1,715 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 2,741 active cases. Hays County has had 1,201 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 55 people are currently hospitalized. Of those, 46 are unvaccinated, which is about 84 percent.

*Note: Due to a technical issue, HCLHD did not receive all of the lab tests from Curative for Sept. 5-7, so the number of positive cases is lower than would be expected. Those cases will be included in Wednesday’s update.

Vaccine opportunities:

  • M-F, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines @ Live Oak Community Clinic, 401 Broadway, San Marcos, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • M-F, Walk-in Pfizer vaccine clinics @ CommuniCare, 2810 Dacy Ln., Kyle, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.  

COVID-19 Update September 7, 2021

Lab-Confirmed Negative
Tests
Recovered Cases Active Last 21 days Active
All Cases
Probable Cases COVID-related Fatalities Total Hospitalizations Current Hospitalizations
25,993 229,269 23,950 2,741 1,715 2,848 328 1,201 55
Age Range Female Male Total Fatalities
0-9 yrs. 980 1,007 1,987 0
10-19 yrs. 2,242 1,974 4,216 1
20-29 yrs. 3,605 3,332 6,937 2
30-39 yrs. 2,140 1,962 4,102 10
40-49 yrs. 1,862 1,650 3,512 22
50-59 yrs. 1,230 1,241 2,471 41
60-69 yrs. 820 773 1,593 61
70-79 yrs. 390 365 755 83
> 80 yrs. 251 169 420 108
Total 13,520 12,473 25,993 328
Current Hospitalizations – 55 In ICU no Vent In ICU with Vent Non-ICU Total
Unvaccinated 13 15 18 46
Vaccinated 1 1 7  9
Active Cases
AGE RANGE Female Male Total
0-9 yrs. 99 121 220
10-19 yrs. 235 200 435
20-29 yrs. 191 159 350
30-39 yrs. 137 127 264
40-49 yrs. 110 98 208
50-59 yrs. 59 54 113
60-69 yrs. 48 38 86
70-79 yrs. 12 13 25
> 80 yrs. 7 7 14
Total 898 817 1715

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Area Total Cases Active Cases Recovered Fatalities
Austin 722 27 684 11
Bear Creek 7 0 7 0
Buda 4,684 305 4,327 52
Creedmoor 8 0 7 1
Driftwood 379 47 329 3
Dripping Springs 1274 81 1176 17
Hays 3 0 3 0
Kyle 8,394 459 7,833 102
Manchaca 31 1 30 0
Maxwell 59 3 55 1
Mountain City 72 5 65 2
Niederwald 120 3 116 1
San Marcos 8,945 612 8,214 119
Uhland 46 4 42 0
Wimberley 1,237 168 1,053 16
Woodcreek 12 0 9 3
Total 25,993 1,715 23,950 328

NOTE: Some Hays County residents have Austin addresses. Because of HIPAA laws, additional information is not allowed to be shared.

Ethnicity Female Male Total Percentage of Cases
Hispanic 6,708 6,144 12,852 49.4%
Non-Hispanic 4,904 4,541 9,445 36.3%
Not Specified 1,908 1,788 3,696 14.2%
Total 13,520 12,473 25,993 100.0%
Race Percentage of Cases
American Indian 0.1%
Asian 1.0%
Black 3.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
White 68.9%
Other 0.9%
Not Specified/ Unknown 25.9%

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