Williamson County continues to follow its increases in COVID-19 cases. 

The county has seen 546 new cases come in since last Thursday, bringing the overall total to 21,449 since the pandemic's start in March 2020. 

2,147 cases are currently active in the county. 

19,162 people in Williamson have either recovered or had their cases deemed inactive, while 140 have now died. 

148,929 negative tests have been processed thus far.

State totals 

The Tennessee Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 670,482 cases of COVID-19 across the state, up 14,839 cases since Thursday on 90,976 new test results — a 13 percent positivity rate. 

Of the total number of cases, 8,232 people have died — up 159 from the number on Thursday.

The number of recorded active cases in Tennessee has fallen 10 percent from its peak, with state health officials reporting that 66,134 individuals are currently infected with COVID.

The number of patients hospitalized with the disease in the state has fallen more than 18 percent in two weeks; there are now 2,660 people at 114 hospitals being treated for confirmed COVID.

In terms of capacity, the state reports that 15 percent of inpatient beds (1,709) and 9 percent of ICU beds (183) remain available. Nearly 71 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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