Hays County’s active COVID-19 case count drops by 34; 65 recoveries added July 29

Hays County reported a dip in active COVID-19 cases July 29. (Community Impact staff)
Hays County reported a dip in active COVID-19 cases July 29. (Community Impact staff)

Hays County reported a dip in active COVID-19 cases July 29. (Community Impact staff)

Hays County Local Health Department reported 31 new cases of the coronavirus July 29, bring the total to 4,276.

Numbers provided by the county also showed 65 additional recoveries along with a dip of active cases, which fell by 34 to 2,935 as of July 29. Currently, 23 people are hospitalized and the death toll is 25.

Hays County epidemiologist Eric Schneider continues to advise residents to practice social distancing to help mitigate the spread of the disease.

“We’re pleased to see Hays County residents continuing to help prevent the spread of the virus, but we can’t ease up on our efforts,” Schneider said. “By working together, social distancing, wearing masks and washing our hands, we can protect ourselves and the most vulnerable in our community.”

Cases by city are broken down as follows.

  • Austin: 42*

  • Bear Creek: 1

  • Buda: 572

  • Driftwood: 30

  • Dripping Springs: 77

  • Kyle: 1,275

  • Manchaca: 3

  • Maxwell: 6

  • Mountain City: 5

  • Neiderwald: 17

  • San Marcos: 2,168

  • Uhland: 10

  • Wimberley: 69

  • 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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