Active coronavirus cases reach all-time high in Williamson County

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

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

Active cases of coronavirus in Williamson County total 1,723 as of Nov. 16, an all time high, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Cases have been steadily rising in the past weeks and have now surpassed totals seen earlier this summer, which reached a peak of 1,545.

More than 240 active cases were added to the county's total in the past 24 hours, according to TDH data. A total of 66 people have died due to the coronavirus since the pandemic began in March.

The new high comes just days after the Williamson Medical Center, in partnership with Franklin Special School District and Williamson County Schools, released a joint statement calling for residents to be more voligent about following coronavirus safety guidelines and the county's mask mandate.

Statewide, more than 300,000 cases have been confirmed, including nearly 8,000 in the past 24 hours.


Take a look at the breakdown 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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