The total number of coronavirus cases in Williamson County has risen to 4,157 as of Aug. 24, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. This marks an increase of 17 new cases reported in the county since the department’s last update Aug. 23.
This total includes 1,193 active cases, or people who are currently infected with the coronavirus. The number of active cases saw a slight uptick over the weekend, shortly after the county reported a five-week low.
Statewide cases now total 144,604, an increase of 667 since Aug. 23. That daily increase is significantly lower than seen in recent weeks. The state has consistently reported 1,000-plus new cases daily for the past six weeks, according to TDH data. However, the number of tests reported Aug. 24 by the state—14,085—is also lower than in recent weeks.
Since the pandemic reached Tennessee in March, more than 1,500 deaths have been reported, and over 6,400 individuals have been hospitalized. An estimated 106,041 residents have recovered from the virus.