The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 37 new cases of COVID-19. The CCDOH is reporting seventeen more active cases today than yesterday, suggesting that twenty more people are now considered to be recovering. There are 128 more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than there were yesterday, but three fewer are hospitalized with the virus. The number in the ICU remains the same, as does the number of deaths from COVID-19 in Columbia County.
The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 5.8 percent and a seven-day average of 8.6 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 10.4 percent and the seven-day average is 9.0 percent.