Williamson County sees 45% surge in active cases since Sept. 29

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Here are the coronavirus data updates to know today in Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Following weeks of largely stable case numbers, Williamson County is reporting a surge in active cases, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health.

The county has 520 active coronavirus cases, according to an Oct. 6 update from the TDH.

That number is up 45.6% from last Sept. 29's total of 357 active cases.

This is the highest level of active cases since early September, when the TDH updated its reporting practices for active cases to be in line with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The county has had a cumulative total of 5,735 coronavirus cases since the pandemic reached the state in early March. In that time, 121 residents have been hospitalized, and 40 have died, according to the TDH.


See a full history 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.


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