Hays County reports no new COVID-19 fatalities Sept. 14

Some 71.61% of Hays County residents 12 and older have received at least one vaccine dose, and 60.48% of that population is fully vaccinated.
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Some 71.61% of Hays County residents 12 and older have received at least one vaccine dose, and 60.48% of that population is fully vaccinated. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Some 71.61% of Hays County residents 12 and older have received at least one vaccine dose, and 60.48% of that population is fully vaccinated. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

On Sept. 14, Hays County reported two people hospitalized for COVID-19 and no new COVID-19-related fatalities.

The Hays County Local Health Department reported 271 new lab-confirmed cases bringing the total number of active cases to 1,871.

Of the 57 people currently hospitalized in the county, 55 are unvaccinated.

The total number of confirmed cases in Hays County since the start of the pandemic has reached 27,213. Some 2,964 of those cases occurred within the last 21 days, and 1,241 of those were hospitalized.

Overall, the county has reported 239,377 negative tests and 340 COVID-19-related fatalities.



Steadily, the percentage of residents getting vaccinated continues to increase. The Texas Department of State Health Services reported that 71.61% of Hays County residents 12 and older have received at least one vaccine dose, and 60.48% of that population is fully vaccinated.

Live Oak Health Community Clinic offers no-appointment vaccines of Johnson & Johnson, Moderna or Pfizer Monday through Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and from 1:30-4:40 p.m. at 401 Broadway, San Marcos.

CommuniCare offers the Pfizer vaccine Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. at 2810 Dacy Lane in Kyle.

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