Friday, April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update

The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there are six more positive cases of COVID-19, two more people have recovered and there have been no more deaths. 
As of 2 p.m. on April 17, 2020:
  • 10 community members have passed away from COVID-19
  • 108 positive cases of COVID-19
  • 51 of the 108 cases have recovered from COVID-19
  • 10 of the positive cases are hospitalized, 4 of those are in the ICU
  • We have received 806 test results completed for Columbia County residents
  • 85 residents are under mandatory quarantine and 13 under precautionary quarantine
  • There are 2 residents with suspected, not tested cases  
Last Friday, Jack Mabb, director of the CCDOH, promised to release a town-by-town breakdown of positive cases every Friday. Today is Friday, but those numbers have not yet been released.

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