The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been ten new cases of COVID-19. There are five fewer active cases today than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that fifteen more county residents are now considered to be recovering from the virus. There are twelve more people in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday. The number of county residents hospitalized with the virus is the same as yesterday, but today two more of those hospitalized are in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Monday, April 5.
The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 2.8 percent and a seven-day average of 1.6 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 2.8 percent and the seven-day average is 2.3 percent.