Active cases of coronavirus in Williamson County now over 700; mask mandate goes into effect Oct. 24

Williamson County is currently seeing a second rise in active cases. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County is currently seeing a second rise in active cases. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Williamson County is currently seeing a second rise in active cases. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The number of active coronavirus cases in Williamson County has risen to 719, the highest such total in weeks, according to an Oct. 23 update from the Tennessee Department of Health.

Active cases have been steadily rising in the past month, according to recent TDH data.

This second rise in active cases has prompted Williamson County officials to issue a new mask mandate, one that is likely to last through the end of the year. The new mandate goes into effect Oct. 24 at 12:01 a.m.

The county has seen nine reported deaths this week, bringing the total number of deaths to 56. Additionally, seven people have been reported as hospitalized with coronavirus this week.

Statewide, Tennessee has had 241,513 total cases, with 3,606 of those reported in the last 24 hours.


See a full breakdown of Williamson County's 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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