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Hays County sees uptick in COVID-19 cases
By Sahar Chmais
Hays County is seeing an uptick in active COVID-19 cases and an increase in hospitalization due to the virus.
Since June 14, active infection rates in Hays County have varied between 120 to 199 active cases, recorded every two days. After the July 10 weekend, that number spiked to 277 active cases. COVID-19-related deaths in the county have reached 264.
There are 15 county residents hospitalized with the virus as of July 12, a rise from eight hospitalizations as of July 8 and 9.