By Tiger Shi
Web Content Contributor
SAN MARCOS, Texas — Hays County Local Health Department has reported 50 new cases, one hospitalization and over 50 recoveries as of yesterday.
According to epidemiologist Eric Schneider, there are 2,652 total active cases in the county and close to 600 people have recovered.
“We like to see the number of new cases going down, but we cannot relax at this point,” Schneider said. “The COVID-19 virus is still active in Hays County.”
Residents are encouraged to do simple, effective methods to slow the spread. Healthy habits include frequently washing hands, practicing social distancing, wearing a mask and staying home.
For additional information on the pandemic, visit the Texas Department of State Health Services website and the Centers For Disease Control website for credible sources.