The Columbia County Department of Health released its numbers earlier today. Since yesterday, there have been nine new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is eleven fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that since yesterday twenty more county residents are now considered to be recovering from the virus. There are seven more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday, but the number hospitalized remains the same, with one fewer of those hospitalized in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since Tuesday, March 30.
New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 0.7 percent and a seven-day average of 2.1 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 2.0 percent and the seven-day average is 2.4 percent.