DATA: See how coronavirus cases have changed in Travis, Hays, Williamson counties

Since Monday, June 15, there have been 1,665 new coronavirus cases in Travis County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Since Monday, June 15, there have been 1,665 new coronavirus cases in Travis County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Since Monday, June 15, there have been 1,665 new coronavirus cases in Travis County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

It has been 15 weeks since the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Central Texas on March 13. However, of the 11,074 cases that have been confirmed in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties since, about 44.57% of total cases have been confirmed over the past two weeks.

The three counties combined have seen 153 coronavirus-related deaths, while about 56.43% of individuals who have previously tested positive have already recovered. There are an estimated 4,649 active cases in the three-county area.

The following charts show the number of active cases, recoveries and deaths in each county individually as of June 25.

The number of new cases in each county have spiked since the week of June 7.

Travis County set a single-day record June 21 with 506 cases, while Hays County set its record June 18 with 210 cases. Williamson County has topped 100 new cases in a day twice, on June 21 and June 24.

The following graph shows the number of new cases per week in each county since the first week of April. Travis County, which has the highest population of the three counties, has seen more total cases each week.

Here, the number of new cases per week in each county is broken down by cases per 100,000 people. This data shows the number of cases as a ratio to better show the coronavirus’s impact to the county’s population.

Testing has also in increased over time in the area, according to cumulative testing data provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Overall, there have been 84,086 tests conducted in the area.

By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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