The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 0.0 percent and a seven-day average of 1.8 percent. By comparison, the daily positivity rate for the Capital Region is 1.8 percent and the seven-day average is 2.0 percent.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported no new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 471, and the number of active cases was 13. There were 32 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 5 were 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.