Hays County reports 25 new cases of COVID-19, three hospitalizations

Texas and Hays County opened coronavirus vaccinations to all adults earlier this week. (Community Impact staff)
Texas and Hays County opened coronavirus vaccinations to all adults earlier this week. (Community Impact staff)

Texas and Hays County opened coronavirus vaccinations to all adults earlier this week. (Community Impact staff)

Hays County reported three new COVID-19 hospitalizations and 25 new lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus March 31. The county also reported 26 recoveries, increasing the county's total to 16,547 recoveries.

A total of 17,150 lab-confirmed cases of the virus have been found among county residents since testing began, and an additional 1,890 probable cases have also been reported.

The number of cases considered active by the county within the last three weeks was 559, while active cases fell to 367.

There were 11 hospitalizations due to the virus as of March 31. The county has reported 791 coronavirus hospitalizations to date.

A total of 236 Hays County residents have had COVID-19-related deaths so far, and San Marcos has the highest number of fatalities in the county with 91. Kyle and Buda follow with 74 and 37, respectively.


On March 29, Hays County opened up COVID-19 vaccinations to all adults following the issuance of new guidelines by the Department of State Health Services.
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.