Hays County has 209 confirmed coronavirus cases with 140 recovered, nears 1% testing overall

Hays County coronavirus numbers continue to rise. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Hays County coronavirus numbers continue to rise. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Hays County coronavirus numbers continue to rise. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Hays County reported 209 confirmed cases of coronavirus on May 5, with 2,274 tests administered in the county of approximately 230,000 residents. The numbers include 67 active cases and 140 patients who have recovered. Currently, 4 of 20 patients remain hospitalized and there has been one death reported in the county.

Cases reported by city include:

Kyle-98

Bear Creek-1

San Marcos-60


Buda-27

Dripping Springs-6

Wimberley-8

*Austin-4 (Small portion of Austin is in Hays County)

Driftwood-2

Neiderwald-2

Uhland-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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