The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 2 deaths from COVID-19 and 130 new cases. The number of active cases being reported today is 41 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 87 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 fewer county resident hospitalized today than yesterday, and 2 fewer in the ICU. The number of deaths from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since in the beginning of the year has now reached 9.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 44 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 2,298, and the number of active cases was 319. There were 667 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 24 were hospitalized, and 1 was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 54.