Monday, December 27, 2021

COVID-19 Update

The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. There has been another death from COVID-19 since yesterday and 44 new cases. The number of active cases being reported today is 47 more than yesterday, which suggests that yesterday's number for active cases may not have been accurate. There are 21 fewer county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday, and one more is hospitalized. The number in the ICU remains the same.  

The New York Forward dashboard is reporting a positivity rate for Columbia County yesterday of 8.1 percent and a seven-day average of 9.8 percent. By comparison, the positivity rate for the Capital Region yesterday was 8.9 percent and the seven-day average was 9.2 percent.

A year ago today was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report any COVID numbers.

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