The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 17 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 3 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 20 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized with the virus and in the ICU remains the same as it has been since the beginning of the week. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since March 3.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 9 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 3,867, and the number of active cases was 61. There were 218 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 5 were hospitalized, and 1 was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 90.