Active coronavirus cases in Williamson County rise to more than 800; 100 new active cases reported since last week

Active coronavirus cases have risen by 123% since Oct. 1. (Community Impact staff)
Active coronavirus cases have risen by 123% since Oct. 1. (Community Impact staff)

Active coronavirus cases have risen by 123% since Oct. 1. (Community Impact staff)

Active cases of coronavirus are continuing to rise in Williamson County, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health.

The latest update from Oct. 26 shows Williamson County now has 847 active cases, up from 743 reported cases Oct. 19.


Additionally, cases are up 123% from the beginning of October; the TDH was reporting 379 active cases as of Oct. 1.

As of Oct. 24 the county is under a mask mandate as issued by Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson. That mandate is set to expire Oct. 30 but is expected to be extended through the end of the year, Anderson said.

Take a look at the rise in new active cases 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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