Williamson County active COVID-19 cases see 44% increase in past week

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

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

Active coronavirus cases are seeing another uptick in Williamson County as cases rise statewide.

The county had 1,482 active cases as of Dec. 14, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. This marks an increase of 114 new cases from Dec. 13 and an increase of 44.7% from Dec. 7, when the area had 1,024 cases.

While this number is still below the county's peak high of 1,723 active cases, which was seen in November, officials are cautioning residents not to ignore guidelines as cases rise across the state.

"Tennesseans need to take this incredibly [seriously] right now because we have an incredibly serious situation on our hands," Gov. Bill Lee said in a Dec. 11 press conference outside one of the state's health labs.

As of Dec. 14, Tennessee has reported 464,624 cases of the coronavirus in total, including more than 10,000 new cases in the past 24 hours. More than 5,500 individuals have died due to the coronavirus, including 79 in the past 24 hours.


In Williamson County, 101 people have died due to the virus.

See a 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.