As Williamson County marks the passing of a year since its first coronavirus case was reported, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county has continued to decrease.
In March, the county reported 2,537 new cases, according to Williamson County and Cities Health District data. This is down about 43.91% from the approximately 4,500 reported in February.
Williamson County reported 37,064 total cases since the start of the pandemic.
The total number of deaths also decreased from the previous month, data shows. In March, the county reported 52 new deaths, down from 74 the month prior. The total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic is 450.
Gov. Greg Abbott lifted the statewide mask mandate beginning March 10, citing a decrease in cases and a ramping-up if vaccine distribution.
Williamson County helps operate three mass vaccination sites in Georgetown, Round Rock and North Austin.
As of April 5, 34.39% of county residents ha e received at least one vaccine and 17.91% are fully vaccinated, according to Texas Department of State Health Services data.
Below is a breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Williamson County in March.