The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 87 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 13 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 74 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 fewer county resident hospitalized today than yesterday, but the number in the ICU remains the same. There has not been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since Wednesday, January 19.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 46 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 2,905, and the number of active cases was 444. There were 590 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 32 were hospitalized, and 2 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 64.