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4/2/20 Update – The County has posted an update with detailed statistics for the 63 cases now confirmed for Williamson County. The county has changed the way they report this info, some statistics that were available are no longer given.
Austin – 9 cases
Cedar Park – 9 cases
Georgetown – 10 cases
Hutto – 5 cases
Leander – 9 cases
Round Rock – 21 cases
Male – 41% of cases
Female – 59% of cases
0 to 17years – 2
18 to 40years – 17
41 to 60years – 28
Over 60years – 16
Ever Hospitalized – 13
Deaths – 1
Recovered – 19
3/28/20 Update – The update from the County says that one man has died, he was in his 70. We are sorry to report the following from Williamson County;
Williamson County Confirms First Death Due to COVID-19
Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) has received notification of the first COVID-19 death in Williamson County. The resident was a man in his 70s. “To the family, we are heartbroken for your loss,” said Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell.
“To the rest of the community, I emphasize that it is everyone’s responsibility to stay home and stay safe in order to protect our community, our families, and especially the most vulnerable among us.”
“It’s unfortunate that our county has lost one of its residents because of the spread of this virus,” said Dr. Lori Palazzo, local health authority for Williamson County. “Williamson County and the Health District extend their deepest condolences to the patient’s family and friends.”
Privacy protection laws only permit the release of limited patient information.
The health department is unable to release any additional patient information. Investigations conducted by the Williamson County and Cities Health District will identify potential contacts exposed to the virus and provide close contacts guidance about the virus and monitor them for the development of symptoms.
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3/18/20 – We are sorry to report that according to an article from KVUE, Williamson County has just announced 4 Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed in Williamson County.
The article states that the County’s Medical Director, Dr. Lori Palazzo, has shared that the four cases include one man in his 50s, an infant and two women in their 40s.
Also there are two orders from Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell Jr. that will go into effect today at 6pm. and will stay in effect until May 11th.
The orders limit gatherings to no more than 10 people and require all bars and restaurants to close their dining rooms, but they can still offer take-out and no-contact delivery services.
This from Williamson County; “Williamson County and Cities Health District announced today that we have our first cases of the COVID-19 virus in Williamson County.
“Today, I am issuing a second mass gathering order that will prohibit social community gathering of 10 people or more through May 11. This applies to churches, weddings, religious services or activities, concerts, funerals, fundraisers and other similar gatherings.”
You can read more about this on the Williamson County Website Here.