Williamson County saw 150 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, more than the last two days combined, as the new count crossed 24,000. 

24,084 is the new overall case count for the county since the pandemic's start nearly a year ago, with 1,163 of those cases active. 

22,727 people in Williamson have either recovered or had their cases deemed inactive, while 194 have now died. 

162,382 negative tests have been conducted thus far.

State totals 

The Tennessee Department of Health has reported a total of 750,409 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 2,947 cases since Monday on 8,984 new test results — an 8.7 percent positivity rate. 

Of the total number of cases, 10,731 people have died — up 100 from the number 24 hours earlier.

The number of active cases has fallen 36 percent in the past two weeks. On Wednesday, state health officials reported that 25,611 individuals are currently infected with COVID-19.

The number of patients hospitalized within the state has fallen 36 percent in two weeks, with 1,232 people at 114 hospitals now being treated for confirmed cases.

In terms of capacity, the state reports that 16 percent of inpatient beds (1,810) and 13 percent of ICU beds (254) remain available. Nearly 78 percent of the state's ventilator supply is still available. 

This post originally appeared in our partner publication, the Nashville Post

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