Williamson County sees largest daily increase with 116 additional cases of coronavirus

Williamson County saw its largest daily increase with 116 additional cases of the coronavirus June 24. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Williamson County saw its largest daily increase with 116 additional cases of the coronavirus June 24. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Williamson County saw its largest daily increase with 116 additional cases of the coronavirus June 24. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Williamson County and Cities Health District confirmed 116 additional cases of the coronavirus June 24, bringing the total to 1,614. This is largest daily increase the county has reported.

Currently, 25 patients are hospitalized, the highest number of hospitalizations the county has reported. There are also nine in intensive care, and four are on a ventilator, it said.

The WCCHD also reported 28% of beds and 65% of ventilators are available.

On June 23, the county added 87 new cases, bringing the total to 1,498. The county also reported its highest number of hospitalizations at that time at 24, and it was the first time the county reported more active cases than recovered cases with 732 and 722, respectively.

That trend continued into June 24 with 831 active cases and 737 recoveries, per the report.


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

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

  • Austin: 98

  • Cedar Park: 199

  • Georgetown: 266

  • Hutto: 110

  • Leander: 110

  • Round Rock: 644

  • Other: 186


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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