The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday there have been nine new cases of COVID-19 and no recoveries, increasing the number of active cases to thirteen. One person is hospitalized with the virus, and one is in the ICU. The number of county residents in mandatory quarantine has increased by three since yesterday, but the number in precautionary quarantine remains the same. It has now been 115 consecutive days since there has been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County.
With nine positives out of 271 test results received, the percentage positive rate for today is a staggering 3.3 percent.