Between Sept. 1-30, the county confirmed 683 additional coronavirus cases, jumping from 7,949 to 8,632—an 8.59% increase—over the course of the month.
In the month prior, Williamson County added 2,234 new cases, data shows.
The number of deaths increased 16.26% in September, from 123 to 143, data shows.
Counted deaths are of those who have COVID-19 listed as a direct cause of death on the death certificate. A medical certifier, usually a doctor, determines the causes of death. The Texas Department of State Health Services does not include deaths of people who had COVID-19 but died of an unrelated cause, according to the DSHS dashboard.
The WCCHD did report inaccuracies in its hospitalization data on Sept. 16 due to a data feed error. Those have since been remedied, and the data below reflects accurate information, according to WCCHD officials.
The county reported its first four coronavirus cases March 18.
Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 in Williamson County in September as well as the course of the pandemic so far. The WCCHD does not release COVID-19 data on the weekends.