Hays County reports over 100 new coronavirus cases over the weekend

Hays County reported 114 new coronavirus cases between July 18-20. (Community Impact staff)
Hays County reported 114 new coronavirus cases between July 18-20. (Community Impact staff)

Hays County reported 114 new coronavirus cases between July 18-20. (Community Impact staff)

Between July 18-20, the Hays County Local Health Department reported 114 new cases of the coronavirus, raising the number of confirmed cases to 3,979.



Of the 3,979 confirmed cases, 3,080 are considered active. Currently, 17 deaths related to the coronavirus have been confirmed and 52 additional recoveries have been reported by the county.



The county has tested 16,124 residents and 23 people are currently hospitalized.



Cases by city are broken down as follows.




  • Austin: 34*

  • Bear Creek: 1

  • Buda: 508

  • Driftwood: 22

  • Dripping Springs: 71

  • Kyle: 1,161

  • Manchaca: 3

  • Maxwell: 6

  • Mountain City: 4

  • Neiderwald: 15

  • San Marcos: 2,084

  • Uhland: 8

  • Wimberley: 61

  • Woodcreek: 1



*A small portion of Austin's ZIP codes are in Hays County.

By Evelin Garcia
Evelin Garcia covers local government, education, business and development as the reporter of Community Impact Newspaper's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle edition. Evelin is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in international studies.


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