The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 36 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 8 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 32 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 2 more county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 today than yesterday; none of those hospitalized is in the ICU. There was not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since March 3.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 4 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,068, and the number of active cases was 29. There were 139 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 3 were hospitalized, and 1 was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 93.