Active COVID-19 cases in Williamson County drop to lowest levels in a year; nearly 50% of county residents at least partially vaccinated

Nearly half of Williamson County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
Nearly half of Williamson County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)

Nearly half of Williamson County residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)

As of May 19, active coronavirus cases in Williamson County have dropped to their lowest levels in nearly a year, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Active cases have been recorded at 183, the lowest number reported in the county since May 30, 2020, when cases were first gaining momentum in the area.

Case numbers have also dropped by more than 92% from the start of the year, when active cases totaled more than 2,300.

As active cases continue to decline, vaccination rates are on the rise. In Williamson County, just over 48% of residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 42% have been fully vaccinated, according to the TDH.

This is ahead of the state average of 32.1% of residents fully vaccinated.


Take a look at Williamson County's active case history 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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