WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — Williamson County has increased its COVID-19 warning level after cases of the illness have more than doubled over the past week.

As of July 12, Williamson County is at the orange level, which means there is high community spread. According to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard, the coronavirus incidence rate was 6.17 per 100,000 people as of July 12.

The county’s COVID-19 hospitalization rate remains low at 2.47%, but has still doubled in the past week.

Fifty-nine percent of Williamson County’s population has been fully vaccinated and 68% are partially vaccinated.