The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there have been 62 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 7 fewer than on Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 69 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 remains the same as it was on Friday, and none of those hospitalized is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since March 3.
A year ago today was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On the previous Friday, April 23, the CCDOH reported 10 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,046, and the number of active cases was 40. There were 115 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 2 were hospitalized, 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.