Williamson County reported 19 additional confirmed cases of coronavirus May 27

Williamson County reported 19 additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus May 27.  (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County reported 19 additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus May 27. (Community Impact staff)

Williamson County reported 19 additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus May 27. (Community Impact staff)

Nineteen additional confirmed cases of coronavirus was reported May 27 by the Williamson County and Cities Health District, bringing the county total to 584.

Of the 584 confirmed cases, 334 have recovered, the report said.

Currently, 14 patients are hospitalized, seven are in intensive care and five are on a ventilator, it said.

The WCCHD also reported that 56% of beds and 69% of ventilators are available.


In addition, the county reported a 6% positive rate of tests, meaning 6% of tests administered have returned positive, per the report.


The county has administered 9,413 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 lab tests may be duplicates, it said.

With Williamson County’s estimated population of 590,551, according to U.S. Census Bureau data, about 1.59% of the population has been tested.

On May 26, the county reached 565 confirmed cases. WCCHD reported eight additional hospitalizations as well.

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

  • Austin: 34

  • Cedar Park: 40

  • Georgetown: 83

  • Hutto: 41

  • Leander: 44

  • Round Rock: 278

  • Other: 64


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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