12 additional cases of coronavirus confirmed in Williamson County on May 20

Here is the latest coronavirus update from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Here is the latest coronavirus update from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)

Here is the latest coronavirus update from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)

Williamson County and Cities Health District reported 12 new cases of the coronavirus May 20, bringing the county total to 513, according to a daily report.

Of the 513 confirmed cases, 280 have recovered, the report said.

Currently, 16 patients are hospitalized; four are in the intensive care unit; and three patients are on a ventilator, per the report. The WCCHD also reported 32% of beds and 75% of ventilators are available.


In addition, the county reported a 7% positive rate of tests, meaning 7% of tests administered have returned positive, per the report.

The county has administered 7,043 tests, according to
Texas Department of State Health Services data. Totals include tests performed by public labs and nonpublic labs reported electronically and nonelectronically, according to its website. Some private labs tests may be duplicated, it said.


On May 19, the county reached 501 confirmed cases and reported its 20th death, a woman in her 90s.

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

  • Austin: 28

  • Cedar Park: 38

  • Georgetown: 64

  • Hutto: 36

  • Leander: 41

  • Round Rock: 251

  • Other: 55


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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