A list of all county-reported cases so far
According to police, people around the county are receiving calls from a scammer saying they must pay a fine or fee to clear a pending arrest warrant.
Derek Arredondo, 32, faces warrants for felon in possession of a firearm and unlawful carry of a weapon.
The site is designed to provide the public with a current count and other statistics related to COVID-19 cases in Hays County in near real-time.
A site at its South 1st clinic in Austin is already operating, says ARC, and the other four sites will open by April 2.
The test availability is a result of Hays County Judge and Director of Emergency Management Ruben Becerra lifting the FDA ban to release the test.
The police officer that was struck by the vehicle has not been identified at this time.
It is not clear at this time if officials will hold a press conference.
According to the letter, the two positive cases are among individuals who live in different households with people connected to Carpenter Hill Elementary.
The county is asking anyone aware of fraudulent COVID-19 test kits to report them to the FDA via email or by calling and leaving a message at the Dallas FDA office.
Desert Door Distillery, a veteran-owned sotol distillery in Driftwood, recently began producing hand sanitizer last week.
According to a press release from the county, the adult subject was on the campus of San Marcos High School on March 12 but was not showing any symptoms at the time. He later developed a fever and tested positive for the virus. San Marcos CISD has sent notifications to its students and faculty.
Despite being closed to the public, the shelter, which serves all of Hays County, still has an abundance of cats and dogs needing permanent or foster homes, says a release from Hays County.
The hand sanitizer is made with 80% alcohol as its active ingredient and Desert Door says it expects it will have more than 20,000 8 oz bottles free of charge to the public soon.
Officials say the person is a Kyle resident and how the person contracted the virus is unclear. It's the second case in Kyle.
Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra's order signed Wednesday includes closing daycare centers throughout the county for the time period and encourages social distancing for events exempted from the gathering requirement.
The district has suspended normal operations through April 5 but says it is planning in case the suspension has to be extended.
In a letter written to the parents and staff of Tobias Elementary School, Principal Alisa Dipalma confirmed that an adult who was on the campus on Wednesday, March 11, later tested positive for coronavirus.
The library will be closing Wednesday, March 18 to the public and volunteers. The library says they will continue curbside service and computers will be available by appointment.
According to the county, the adult Hays County resident was tested at a clinic and is under self-quarantine at home until they are without fever for 48 hours without using fever-reducing medication.