Williamson County active coronavirus cases declining to pre-summer spike levels

Active cases have been steadily declining in the past week, bringing the total number of active cases back down to levels last seen in early- to mid-July. (Community Impact staff)
Active cases have been steadily declining in the past week, bringing the total number of active cases back down to levels last seen in early- to mid-July. (Community Impact staff)

Active cases have been steadily declining in the past week, bringing the total number of active cases back down to levels last seen in early- to mid-July. (Community Impact staff)

The total number of coronavirus cases in Williamson County has risen to 4,295 as of Aug. 28, according to the latest update from the Tennessee Department of Health. This marks an increase of 35 new cases since the department’s last update Aug. 27.

This latest total includes 1,129 active cases, or people who are currently infected with the coronavirus. The estimated number of recovered cases in Williamson County now totals 3,139. Williamson County Schools remains in the "low spread" scenario outlined in its reopening framework.


Active cases have been steadily declining in the past week, bringing the total number of active cases back down to levels last seen in early- to mid-July, after which the county saw a spike in active cases.

Statewide cases now total 150,815, an increase of 1,636 since Aug. 27.

Since the pandemic reached Tennessee in March, more than 1,700 deaths have been reported, and over 6,700 individuals have been hospitalized. An estimated 113,313 residents have recovered from the virus.
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.