The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 21 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 5 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 16 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 fewer county resident hospitalized with the virus today then yesterday, and none of the hospitalized is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 in Columbia County since March 3.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 8 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 deaths. The total number of cases was 4,018, and the number of active cases was 45. There were 129 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 3 were hospitalized with the virus, and 0 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths in Columbia County attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 93.