Williamson County reported 130 additional confirmed cases of coronavirus June 30

The Williamson County and Cities Health District confirmed 130 additional cases of the coronavirus June 30, bringing the total to 2,230. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)
The Williamson County and Cities Health District confirmed 130 additional cases of the coronavirus June 30, bringing the total to 2,230. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)

The Williamson County and Cities Health District confirmed 130 additional cases of the coronavirus June 30, bringing the total to 2,230. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)

The Williamson County and Cities Health District confirmed 130 additional cases of the coronavirus June 30, bringing the total to 2,230.

Currently, 103 patients are hospitalized, 33 are in intensive care and 10 are on a ventilator, it said. The WCCHD also reported 27% of hospital beds, 12% of ICU beds and 67% of ventilators are available.

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wo more coronavirus deaths were recorded in the county, bringing the death toll to 39. The victims were a woman in her 50s and a woman in her 80s.

Between June 27-29, the county reported 400 additional cases, bringing the total to 2,100.

The county continues to see an increase in cases, hospitalizations and its positivity rate, or the rate at which tests return positive for COVID-19. Cities such as Cedar Park, Georgetown, Hutto, Leander and Round Rock have implemented emergency regulations requiring individuals to wear face coverings in public.


As of June 30, the positivity rate was 11.4%. Gov. Greg Abbott previously said a 10% positivity rate would be seen as a “warning flag.”

Here is an update on the cities of residence of active cases, according to the WCCHD.

  • Austin: 68

  • Cedar Park: 163

  • Georgetown: 252

  • Hutto: 85

  • Leander: 89

  • Round Rock: 417

  • Other: 173


Officials said the county is not legally able to release the specific counts in cities with fewer than 20,000 residents. For more information, such as gender and age breakdowns, visit the county's dashboard.
By Brian Perdue
Brian Perdue is the editor of the Lake Travis-Westlake and Northwest Austin editions of Community Impact Newspaper. A native of Virginia's Appalachian Mountains, he has been a journalist since 1992, living and working in Virginia, Washington D.C., Hawaii's Big Island, Southern California and Florida before moving to Austin in 2019.


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