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 three fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, seventeen county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 99 more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday. The number of county residents hospitalized with the virus is one fewer today than yesterday, but of those hospitalized one more is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Monday, September 20.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 1 new case of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 554, and the number of active cases was 3. There were 19 county residents in mandatory quarantine, and none was hospitalized or in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 37.