Friday, April 2, 2021

COVID-19 Update

The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been fourteen new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is eight more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that six more county residents are now considered to be recovering from the virus. There are 57 fewer county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday, but two more are hospitalized. The number in the ICU remains the same. There has not been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since Tuesday, March 30.

The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 1.4 percent and a seven-day average of 2.1 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 1.8 percent and the seven-day average is 2.3 percent. 

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