Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Williamson County reach 301; ninth death reported

Currently, 10 patients are hospitalized, per the report. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)
Currently, 10 patients are hospitalized, per the report. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)

Currently, 10 patients are hospitalized, per the report. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)

The Williamson County and Cities Health District announced eight new positive cases of the novel coronavirus April 30, bringing the county total to 301, as it closes the month.

Currently, 10 patients are hospitalized, and two patients are on a ventilator, per the report. Of the 301 confirmed cases, 175 have recovered.

The district also reported it ninth coronavirus-related death. The patient was a female in her 90s.

"It is with a heavy heart that we report on the news of another Williamson County resident passing due to the coronavirus. We send our support to the family who lost their loved one, and anyone else who is dealing with the impacts of this deadly disease,” Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said in a news release.

On April 29, Williamson County stood at 293 confirmed cases, and it announced its eighth death, a woman in her 60s. It previously reported its seventh and sixth deaths April 28 and 25, respectively.


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

  • Austin: 21

  • Cedar Park: 25

  • Georgetown: 35

  • Hutto: 25

  • Leander: 33

  • Round Rock: 130

  • Other: 32


Gravell 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 Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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