The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been no new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is one fewer than yesterday, and the number of county residents in mandatory quarantine is five fewer than yesterday. No one is hospitalized with the virus, and no one is in the ICU. The number of deaths in Columbia County attributed to the virus remains the same.
The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 0.0 percent and a seven-day average of 0.3 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 0.3 percent and the seven-day average is 0.3 percent.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported one new case of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 440, and the number of active cases was 25. There were 10 county residents hospitalized with the virus, and none was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 37.