The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there has been another death from COVID-19 in Columbia County. The CCDOH is reporting 42 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases is now sixteen more than yesterday, suggesting that 25 people are now considered to be recovering from the virus. There are 68 more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday, and one more person is hospitalized with the virus. The number in the ICU remains the same.
The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 8.5 percent and a seven-day average of 8.9 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 8.9 percent and the seven-day average is 9.1 percent.