OVER THE WEEKEND: Williamson County coronavirus total reaches 486; 17 hospitalized

Here is the latest coronavirus case count information from Williamson County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here is the latest coronavirus case count information from Williamson County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Here is the latest coronavirus case count information from Williamson County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Williamson County Cities and Health District announced 35 new positive cases of the coronavirus between May 16-18, bringing the county total to 486, according to a daily report.

Currently, 17 patients are hospitalized, five are in intensive care and three are on a ventilator, per the report. Of the 486 confirmed cases, 286 have recovered. So far, 19 people have died.


On May 16, the county reported 477 cases, and on May 17, the county reported 481 cases.

WCCHD also reported 40% of beds and 49% of ventilators are available.

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

  • Austin: 26

  • Cedar Park: 35

  • Georgetown: 60

  • Hutto: 35

  • Leander: 40

  • Round Rock: 239

  • Other: 51


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 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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