Williamson County reported 139 additional confirmed cases of coronavirus July 1

Williamson County reported 139 additional confirmed cases of coronavirus July 1. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County reported 139 additional confirmed cases of coronavirus July 1. (Community Impact staff)

Williamson County reported 139 additional confirmed cases of coronavirus July 1. (Community Impact staff)

The Williamson County and Cities Health District confirmed 139 additional cases of the coronavirus July 1, bringing the total to 2,339.

Currently, 98 patients are hospitalized, 35 are in intensive care and 11 are on a ventilator, it said. The WCCHD also reported 28% of hospital beds, 15% of ICU beds and 53% ventilators are available.

On June 30, the county reported 130 additional cases and 103 patients in the hospital. It also recorded two additional deaths, bringing the total to 39.

The county continues to see an increase in cases, hospitalization and its positivity rate, or the rate at which tests return positive for COVID-19.

Cities such as
Round Rock, Cedar Park and Georgetown have implemented emergency regulations requiring individuals to wear face coverings in public.


There are currently 1,322 active cases in the county, with 932 individuals recovered, per the report.

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


  • Austin: 70

  • Cedar Park: 175

  • Georgetown: 255

  • Hutto: 86

  • Leander: 100

  • Round Rock: 451

  • Other: 185


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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