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Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: Hays County reports 6 new cases

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Sunday, May 31.

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KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, news in the Austin area.

Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE's May 31 live blog.

COVID-19 numbers:

  • Texas: More than 62,000 cases have been reported in the state, and more than 1,600 people in Texas have died, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. The department estimates more than 41,000 people have recovered from the virus.
  • Central Texas counties: 
    • Travis County: More than 3,200 cases have been reported and at least 93 people have died. At least 1,152 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Williamson County: More than 600 cases have been reported and at least 24 people have died. More than 380 people have recovered from the virus.
    • Hays County: There have been at least 335 cases reported in the county and at least four people have died. Around 184 people have recovered from the virus.

Top headlines:


6 p.m. – As of May 31, Austin-Travis County is reporting 3,272 cases of COVID-19, with 93 deaths. At least 1,168 people have recovered.

Williamson County officials confirmed there have been 24 deaths in the county due to COVID-19. There have been a total of 621 confirmed cases in the county. Currently, nine people in the county are hospitalized with the virus. A total of 391 recoveries have been reported. At least 206 cases are still active.

10:40 a.m. – As of May 31, day and overnight youth camps and youth sports can resume in Texas. Certain professional sports may also resume without in-person spectators. Those sports include basketball, baseball, car racing, football, golf, softball and tennis.

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