The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been twelve new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is twelve fewer than yesterday, suggesting that 24 more people are now considered to be recovering from the virus. There are ten more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday, but the number hospitalized and the in ICU remains the same. There has not been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since Wednesday, February 24.
The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 1.2 percent and a seven-day average of 1.9 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 1.5 percent and the seven-day average is 1.9 percent.