Williamson County reports 22nd coronavirus-related death, 37 new cases over Memorial Day weekend

(Courtesy Williamson County)
(Courtesy Williamson County)

(Courtesy Williamson County)

The Williamson County Cities and Health District announced 37 new positive cases of the coronavirus between May 23-26, bringing the county total to 565, according to a daily report.

Currently, 13 patients are hospitalized, seven are in intensive care and three are on a ventilator, per the report. Of the 565 confirmed cases, 325 have recovered.

The county also reported its 22nd death, a woman in her 80s, on May 25.

“We are saddened by the news of another life lost too soon to the coronavirus,” Williams County Judge Bill Gravell said in a news release. "All lives are precious. I urge you to take the steps necessary to protect more lives, particularly the most vulnerable among us.”

On May 23, the county reported 541 total confirmed cases. On May 24, it reported 553 cases. It reported 565 cases May 25.


The WCCHD also reported 58% of beds and 60% of ventilators are available, as of May 26.

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


  • Austin: 34

  • Cedar Park: 40

  • Georgetown: 78

  • Hutto: 40

  • Leander: 43

  • Round Rock: 268

  • Other: 62


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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