The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there have been 23 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 10 fewer than on Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 35 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized with the virus remains the same as it has been for the past week, and the number in the ICU remains at 0. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since March 3.
A year ago today, it was Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers, but on the previous Friday, April 2, there were 14 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 3,881, and the number of active cases was 69. There were 161 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 7 were hospitalized, and 1 was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 90.