14 new cases with 150 tests reported in Hays County on May 18

Here are the coronavirus updates to know in Hays County. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the coronavirus updates to know in Hays County. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the coronavirus updates to know in Hays County. (Community Impact staff)

After no new cases were reported with 21 tests over the weekend, Hays County reported 14 new cases after 150 tests on May 18.

The number of total confirmed cases is 235, with 2,661 tests administered in the county of approximately 230,000 residents. The numbers include 80 active cases and 152 patients who have recovered. Currently, 4 of 25 patients remain hospitalized and there have been three deaths reported in the county.

Cases reported by city include:


Bear Creek-1

San Marcos-67


Dripping Springs-6


*Austin-7 (Small portion of Austin is in Hays County)



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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