9 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Williamson County May 8

Williamson County reached 361 cases May 8. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County reached 361 cases May 8. (Community Impact staff)

Williamson County reached 361 cases May 8. (Community Impact staff)

Williamson County reported nine new cases of coronavirus May 8, reaching 361, according to a Williamson County and Cities Health District report.

Of the 361 confirmed cases, 208 have recovered, the report said.

Currently, 15 patients are hospitalized; nine are in the intensive care unit; and three patients are on a ventilator, per the report.

On May 7, the county reported 11 additional cases reaching 352 confirmed cases.


Williamson County is also working to increase its test capacity, partnering with Family Emergency Room in Cedar Park and Round Rock and working to open a temporary mobile testing site in Taylor on May 9. Those who wish be tested must be symptomatic and have filled out an online assessment granting them an appointment time.


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

  • Austin: 21

  • Cedar Park: 27

  • Georgetown: 40

  • Hutto: 29

  • Leander: 33

  • Round Rock: 169

  • Other: 42


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.