The Columbia County Department of Health released its numbers today at 11:30 a.m. Since yesterday at 3:00 p.m., there have been 55 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 2 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 57 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized and in the ICU remains the same as yesterday. There has not be a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since Wednesday.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 68 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 2,791, and the number of active cases was 515. There were 597 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 36 were hospitalized, and 5 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 61.