Monday, November 8, 2021

COVID-19 Update

The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Saturday, there have been 28 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 1 more than Saturday, from which it can be inferred that, since Saturday, 27 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 36 fewer county residents in mandatory quarantine, and 2 fewer are hospitalized, but the number in the ICU remains the same. There has not been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since October 26. 

The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County on Sunday of 1.8 percent and a seven-day average of 3.5 percent. By comparison, the positivity rate for the Capital Region on Sunday was 4.9 percent and the seven-day average was 4.3 percent.

A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 17 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 768, and the number of active cases was 103. There were 366 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 24 were hospitalized, and 2 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 43.

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