See how COVID-19 impacted Williamson County this week

Between July 11-17, Williamson County reported 745 additional cases of the coronavirus and 16 additional deaths. (Chance Flowers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Between July 11-17, Williamson County reported 745 additional cases of the coronavirus and 16 additional deaths. (Chance Flowers/Community Impact Newspaper)

Between July 11-17, Williamson County reported 745 additional cases of the coronavirus and 16 additional deaths. (Chance Flowers/Community Impact Newspaper)

Between July 11-17, Williamson County reported 745 additional cases of the coronavirus and 16 additional deaths—increases of 19.89% and 31.37%, respectively, according to the Williamson County and Cities Health District.

The total number of confirmed cases is 4,490, and the total number of deaths is 67, according to the district.



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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Williamson County will close its mass-vaccination sites. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Georgetown ISD has completed four more projects of the 16 additional bond projects. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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