Thursday, March 25, 2021

COVID-19 Update

The Columbia County Department of Health released its numbers earlier today. Since yesterday, there have been seven new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases reported today is three fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that ten more county residents are now considered to be recovering from the virus. There are 58 more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than there were yesterday, and two more are hospitalized with the virus. Only one of those hospitalized is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since Monday, March 15. 

The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 1.6 percent and a seven-day average of 2.5 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 1.9 percent and the seven-day average is 2.2 percent.

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