The latest: Here is a breakdown of 24 coronavirus cases in Hays County

A downtown San Marcos business announced its closing on the door. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)
A downtown San Marcos business announced its closing on the door. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

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The Hays County Local Health Department released details of coronavirus cases in the county on March 30.

Twenty-four lab-confirmed cases have been reported to the department, with 18 active cases and six persons who have recovered. So far, according to the county in a release, tests have come back negative for 210 of those tested.

Four of the patients are hospitalized.

Those who have tested positive include 14 females and 10 males. Seven of the 24 are 40-49 years old, while six are 30-39 years old and six are 50-59 years old. None of those with coronavirus are younger than 20 years old or older than 69.

Five of the cases are travel-related, according to the county, while 19 reported no travel.


By city, the breakdown of residents includes:

Austin-2

Buda-5

Dripping Springs-1

Kyle-6

San Marcos-10
By Joe Warner
Joe Warner is executive editor of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor for Central Texas and senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.


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