Dripping Springs woman is Hays County's 38th COVID-19 death

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

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

On Aug. 13, Hays County reported 2,673 active cases of the coronavirus and an additional death related to COVID-19: a Dripping Springs woman in her 80s.

There are now 5,103 lab-confirmed cases of the virus in Hays County, and there have been 38 COVID-19-related deaths.


The county reported 18 current hospitalizations, including one new discharge and a new admittance, and a total of 126 confirmed hospitalizations of county residents due to the virus to date.

Hays County Epidemiologist Eric Schneider reported 20 new cases Aug. 13 and said that a total of 27,817 tests have been conducted on county residents to date.

According to an Aug. 13 press release, details for permanent testing sites will be announced soon.
By Warren Brown
Warren joined Community Impact at the beginning of 2020 as the editor of its New Braunfels paper and now reports the news in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle. Warren previously wrote for the Dallas Observer and Fort Worth Weekly and he brings a passion for truth and equality to his reporting.


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