Coronavirus cases in Williamson County up by 42; active cases drop to lowest level in nearly a month

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

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

Cases of coronavirus in Williamson County have risen to 3,405 as of Aug. 6, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. This marks an increase of 42 new cases reported in the county since the department’s last update Aug. 5.

There are now 1,200 active cases of coronavirus in the county, a decrease of 38 since yesterday.


The latest totals bring Williamson County's number of active cases to its lowest level since July 13, according to past TDH data. The county saw a spike of cases in mid- to late July and has since seen a steady decline.

Statewide cases now total 116,350, an increase of 2,252 since Aug. 5. More than 1,180 deaths have been reported, and over 5,100 individuals have been hospitalized since the pandemic reached Tennessee in March.

Over 77,550 estimated recoveries have been reported, and more than 1.63 million tests have been administered in the state.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.