Hays County introduces coronavirus dashboard with case statistics

Coronavirus cases have more than tripled in the last five days. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)
Coronavirus cases have more than tripled in the last five days. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

Coronavirus cases have more than tripled in the last five days. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

Hays County on March 31 introduced a new coronavirus dashboard on its website.

The link provides the public with an up-to-date count and other statistics related to coronavirus cases in Hays County in “near real time,” according to a release.


Visitors will see the number of confirmed cases that day, cases considered active or in recovery, along with the number of tests administered. As of 6:30 p.m. March 31, Hays County had 38 confirmed cases with 281 tests administered. Of those, 29 are active cases and nine have recovered. The site also has a map and confirmed cases by city. San Marcos and Kyle have 12 cases each, while Buda has nine and Dripping Springs has two.
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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