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Hays County COVID-19 tracker: 1 new death, 82 more cases reported since Friday

Austin American-Statesman - 5/3/2021

Here's the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in Hays County. Updated data will be added to the top of this story each evening around 6 p.m.

Hays County health officials on Friday said multiple walk-up vaccination opportunities will be available in the area throughout the next few weeks. More than 86% of the county's population over 65 years old have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. More than 67,000 people in the county are now fully vaccinated, according to state health officials. Residents who have trouble with COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration online can call Hays County's vaccination help line at 833-521-2766 from noon to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday. Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic in partnership with the Hays County Local Health Department will offer appointment-free first dose COVID-19 vaccines to residents on May 3 and 4 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Hays County COVID data for May 1-3, 2021:

New deaths: 1 Total deaths since start of the pandemic: 240 New cases: 82 Total cases since start of the pandemic: 18,436 New hospital admissions: 7 Total hospitalizations since start of the pandemic: 853 Current hospitalizations: 14 New recoveries: 115 Estimated recoveries to date: 17,636 People vaccinated with at least one dose: 92,964 People fully vaccinated: 67,380

Breakdown of cases by city to date:

Austin (some Hays County addresses are listed in Austin): 558 Bear Creek: 4 Buda: 3,289 Creedmoor: 3 Driftwood: 235 Dripping Springs: 888 Hays: 3 Kyle: 5,876 Manchaca: 25 Maxwell: 71 Mountain City: 46 Niederwald: 96 San Marcos: 6,572 Uhland: 33 Wimberley: 728 Woodcreek: 9

Previous Hays County COVID-19 trackers, by month:

January February March April

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