Active COVID-19 cases in Williamson County have dropped by more than 50% since start of February

See daily COVID-19 data updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
See daily COVID-19 data updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See daily COVID-19 data updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Active coronavirus cases in Williamson County have dropped by 54% since Feb. 1, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health.

As of Feb. 24, active COVID-19 cases in the county total 630, down from 1,375 at the beginning of the month.

The county has not seen case numbers at that level since October, before a surge in new cases around the holiday season, according to TDH data.

As active cases continue to decline, the number of those who have received the vaccine continues to climb. As of late February, more than 48,000 Williamson County residents have received at least one dose of the Modern or Pfizer vaccine. This marks over 13% of the county population who has received at least one dose, slightly higher than the statewide average of 11.19%. Additionally, 6.3% of residents have received both doses, according to the TDH.

Statewide, more than 1.2 million residents have been vaccinated as the state continues to move through its COVID-19 vaccination plan.

On Feb. 22, Williamson County moved into Phase 1B of the vaccine plan, which includes teachers as well as residents age 65 and older.


Residents can find more information about how to receive the vaccine here.
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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