THE LATEST: 117 coronavirus cases in Hays County, 48 have recovered

Hays County had its first coronavirus-related death on April 13. (Evelin Garcia/Community Impact Newspaper)
Hays County had its first coronavirus-related death on April 13. (Evelin Garcia/Community Impact Newspaper)

Hays County had its first coronavirus-related death on April 13. (Evelin Garcia/Community Impact Newspaper)

UPDATED 4:39 p.m. April 15

Eight new cases of coronavirus cases were reported by Hays County April 16. There are now 117 lab confirmed cases with 19 pending and 48 recovered. There have been 654 negative tests, while two are currently hospitalized.

By cities, cases are:

Kyle-50

San Marcos-34


Buda-18

Austin-4

Dripping Springs-4

Wimberley-5

Niederwald-1

Driftwood-1

UPDATED 4:39 p.m. April 15

Six new cases of coronavirus cases were reported by Hays County April 15. There are now 109 lab confirmed cases with 15 pending and 43 recovered. There have been 642 negative tests, while two are currently hospitalized.

By cities, cases are:

Kyle-47

San Marcos-31

Buda-18

Austin-4

Dripping Springs-4

Wimberley-3

Niederwald-1

Driftwood-1

UPDATED 4:55 p.m. April 14

Ten new cases of coronavirus cases were reported by Hays County April 14. There are now 103 lab confirmed cases with 15 pending and 43 recovered. There have been 604 negative tests, while two are currently hospitalized.

By cities, cases are:

Kyle-42

San Marcos-31

Buda-18

Austin-4

Dripping Springs-4

Wimberley-3

Driftwood-1

Original story April 13

A woman in her 80s living in Buda with a relative was the first coronavirus-related death reported in Hays County, according to a release by the county.

Hays County has 93 cases of coronavirus, with 42 having recovered. One patient remains hospitalized of the nine who have required hospitalization. The county also has had 571 negative tests.

The most cases are in the 50-59 years of age range with 28. The next highest is 18 people with coronavirus in the 30-39 years of age range. There are 58 females and 35 males with coronavirus reported in the county.

A breakdown of cities includes:

Kyle-37

San Marcos-29

Buda-16

Austin-4

Dripping Springs-3

Wimberley-3

Driftwood-1
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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