Williamson County active coronavirus cases down 7% from Labor Day; Tennessee begins reporting cases in schools

(Community Impact Newspaper)
(Community Impact Newspaper)

(Community Impact Newspaper)

Williamson County has 376 active coronavirus cases, according to a Sept. 10 update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

This marks a 7.6% decrease from Labor Day, when the county reported 407 active cases.

Beginning this week, the Tennessee Department of Education launched a new online dashboard tracking the number of cases in school districts across the state. As of this week, Williamson County Schools has 21 new coronavirus cases, including 16 student cases and seven staff cases.

Franklin Special School District reported no new student cases this week and fewer than five staff cases.

Statewide, Tennessee reported 759 new cases in schools, with 516 student cases and 243 staff cases.

According to a Sept. 8 update from WCS, 55 staff members and 464 students were in isolation or quarantine.

Cases have been identified in 33 of the district 49 schools.

See a timeline of active cases in Williamson County below.
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.