First Coronavirus Death Reported in Williamson County

The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department has confirmed the first death of a Williamson County resident who tested positive for the coronavirus. Health officials say the man, in his 60s, was tied to an outbreak at a workplace outside of Williamson County. The health department also reported four new cases on Wednesday. The new cases include a woman in her 50s, a woman in her 40s,  a woman in her teens and a man in his 20s. Officials say all are from Williamson County, and it’s believed they acquired the virus through either local contact with known cases or through transmission in the community. All are being isolated as of Wednesday, there were a total of 41 lab-confirmed positive cases in Williamson County and 10 lab-confirmed positives in Franklin County. Of the positive cases, 18 have recovered in Williamson County and five have recovered in Franklin County.

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