The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today, and the news is not good. Since yesterday, there have been six new cases of COVID-19 and two recoveries, increasing the number of active cases by four to 21. One more person is hospitalized with the virus today than yesterday, and one person is in the ICU. There are three more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than there were yesterday, but the number in precautionary quarantine remains the same. The worst news is that, after 126 days of no deaths from COVID-19, Columbia County has now had its 38th death.