Williamson County confirms 87 more cases of coronavirus with highest number of hospitalizations June 23

Williamson County confirmed 87 more cases of the coronavirus June 23. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County confirmed 87 more cases of the coronavirus June 23. (Community Impact staff)

Williamson County confirmed 87 more cases of the coronavirus June 23. (Community Impact staff)

The Williamson County and Cities Health District confirmed 87 additional cases of the coronavirus June 23, bringing the total to 1,498.

Currently, 24 patients are hospitalized, the highest number of hospitalizations the county has reported. There are also eight are in intensive care, and five are on a ventilator, it said.

The WCCHD also reported 17% of beds and 74% of ventilators are available.


This is also the first time the county has reported more active cases than recovered cases with 732 and 722, respectively.

Between June 20-22, the county added 259 new cases bringing the total to 1,411.


Justine Price, the deputy director of the Williamson County and Cities Health District, warned the Commissioners Court June 23 that the county would like see a large spike in hospitalizations as more cases are confirmed.

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

  • Austin: 92

  • Cedar Park: 169

  • Georgetown: 248

  • Hutto: 93

  • Leander: 107

  • Round Rock: 619

  • Other: 170


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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