The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been ten new cases of COVID-19. The CCDOH is reporting eighteen fewer active cases today than yesterday, suggesting that 28 more people are now considered to be recovering from the virus. There are eighteen more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday, but there is one fewer hospitalized, and no one is in the ICU. There has not been another death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since yesterday.
The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 1.8 percent and a seven-day average of 2.3 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 1.9 percent and the seven-day average is also 1.9 percent.