Nearly 80% of Williamson County residents over age 65 fully vaccinated and other COVID-19 news

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)

The confirmed total of COVID-19 cases in Williamson County since the start of the pandemic reached 39,781 on June 14, according to data from the Williamson County and Cities Health District.

The number of confirmed cases in the county dropped by 329 since June 7 due to the Texas Department of State Health Services finalizing data review, according to the WCCHD.

The death toll is 482.

Counted deaths are of those who have COVID-19 listed as a direct cause of death on the death certificate. The total does not include deaths of people who had COVID-19 but died of an unrelated cause, according to the DSHS dashboard. This method may delay reporting by weeks or even months due to paperwork, county health officials have said.

Williamson County continues to be in the yellow phase of community spread, which indicates a moderate spread level.


According to vaccination data from the DSHS, 53.78% of Williamson County residents age 12 or older are fully vaccinated while 64.83% have received at least one shot.

Approximately 16% of COVID-19 hospital beds are available, and 12% of COVID-19 ICU beds are available, according to the county dashboard.

The seven-day rolling positive rate, or the rate at which tests for the coronavirus return positive, was 1.7% as of June 13.

Total cases by cities of residence, including probable cases, according to the WCCHD, are as follows.

  • Austin: 3,831

  • Cedar Park: 3,035

  • Georgetown: 8,506

  • Hutto: 2,962

  • Leander: 3,429

  • Round Rock: 10,775

  • Other: 5,399


If the WCCHD is unable to confirm the city of residence after three attempts, the case is deemed “lost to follow-up” and is not included in the above count, officials said.

Here is a breakdown of deaths by city, according to the WCCHD.

  • Austin: 24

  • Cedar Park: 72

  • Georgetown: 121

  • Other: 102

  • Round Rock: 163


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 Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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