The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 36 new cases of COVID-19. There has also been another death. The number of active cases being reported today is 35 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, no one has recovered from the virus. There are 18 more county residents in mandatory quarantine today than yesterday. The number of county residents hospitalized remains the same as yesterday, but there is one fewer in the ICU.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 18 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 1,098, and the number of active cases was 86. There were 341 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 14 were hospitalized, and none was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 46.