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Current Emergencies, Warnings and Updates


Emergencies, Warnings, and Notifications
Aug 3, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports one (1) new COVID-related fatality; a Kyle man in his 70s who was hospitalized at the time of his death. This marks the 29th COVID-related fatality for the county. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also report…
Jul 31, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports 18 new lab-confirmed cases. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reported three (3) new hospitalizations, one (1) person released from the hospital, and 53 additional recoveries. The County’s total of lab-c…
Jul 30, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports three (3) new COVID-related fatalities; one male from San Marcos in his 70s and one male and one female from Kyle, also in their 70s. All three were hospitalized at the time of their deaths. Epidemiologis…
Jul 29, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports 31 new lab-confirmed cases along with 65 additional recoveries. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said the County’s total of lab-confirmed cases is 4,276; of those, 2,935 are considered active. The number of…
Jul 28, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports 42 new lab-confirmed cases along with one hospital discharge and 73 additional recoveries. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said he recently received a new batch of lab reports from the Texas Department of S…
Jul 27, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports one new COVID-related fatality, a San Marcos woman in her 80s who was hospitalized at the time of her death. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said there are 70 new lab-confirmed cases along with five new hosp…
Jul 24, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports two new COVID-related fatalities. Both were Kyle residents; one a woman in her 60s, the other a man in his 50s. Both were hospitalized at the time of their deaths. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said there…
Jul 23, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports 46 new lab-confirmed cases. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said there are also four (4) new hospitalizations and 79 additional residents now considered recovered.  “While we are making strides toward …
Jul 22, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports one (1) new COVID-related fatality, a male resident of Kyle in his 50s who was hospitalized at the time of his death. The health department also reports 41 new lab-confirmed cases. Epidemiologist Eric Schn…
Jul 22, 2020
This is the update for July 21, 2020:   Hays County Local Health Department today reports four (4) new COVID-related fatalities, all residents of San Marcos. Three males were in their 50s, 60s and 80s; the one woman was in her 80s. All were hospita…
Jul 20, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports 114 new lab-confirmed cases since the update on Friday, July 17.  Epidemiologist Eric Schneider said the number of negatives went up by several hundred because he received new results from the Texas D…
Jul 17, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports three COVID-related fatalities; all were in their 70s and were hospitalized at the time of their deaths. One male and one female were from San Marcos, the other was a man from Kyle. The health department …
Jul 16, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports 47 new lab-confirmed cases, 40 recoveries, and no new hospitalizations. “By working as a community, we can slow the spread of this virus,” he said. “We continue to urge all Hays County residents to wear m…
Jul 14, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports two more COVID-related fatalities. Both were female residents of San Marcos; one woman was in her 70s, the other was in her 80s. Epidemiologist Eric Schneider also reported 56 new lab-confirmed cases, thre…
Jul 13, 2020
Hays County Local Health Department today reports 88 new lab-confirmed cases, two people released from the hospital and 38 additional recoveries. This update includes the demographic data from Saturday, Sunday and today. “We are still seeing a surge of C…