The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 27 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 40 more than yesterday, which suggests that the number of active cases reported yesterday, which had 86 county residents recovering from the virus in 24 hours, was incorrect. There are 42 more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday, and 1 more is hospitalized. The number hospitalized who are in the ICU remains the same. There has not been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since Monday, December 13.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 30 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 1,283, and the number of active cases was 119. There were 522 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 11 were hospitalized, and 0 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 48.