1 death and 8 new confirmed cases of coronavirus reported May 29 in Williamson County

Williamson County and Cities Health District reported eight new cases of coronavirus May 29, bringing the county total to 596. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)
Williamson County and Cities Health District reported eight new cases of coronavirus May 29, bringing the county total to 596. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)

Williamson County and Cities Health District reported eight new cases of coronavirus May 29, bringing the county total to 596. (Screenshot courtesy Williamson County)

Williamson County and Cities Health District reported eight new cases of coronavirus May 29, bringing the county total to 596.

Of the 596 confirmed cases, 365 have recovered, the report said.

Currently, 13 patients are hospitalized, six are in intensive care, and five are on a ventilator, it said.

The WCCHD also reported that 52% of beds and 61% of ventilators are available.


The county also reported its 24th death, a man in his 60s.


On
May 28, the county reported 588 cases and its 23rd death, a man in his 70s.

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

  • Austin: 35

  • Cedar Park: 41

  • Georgetown: 84

  • Hutto: 43

  • Leander: 45

  • Round Rock: 282

  • Other: 66


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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