The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 60 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 more deaths caused by the virus. The number of active cases being reported today is 24 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 82 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 3 more county residents hospitalized with the virus today than yesterday, but the number in the ICU remains the same.
A year ago, the CCDOH reported 56 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 3,024, and the number of active cases was 442. There were 586 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 32 were hospitalized, and 5 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 68.