The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 26 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 10 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 16 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 3 more county residents hospitalized today than yesterday, but 1 fewer is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since yesterday.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 9 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,212, and the number of active cases was 49. There were 67 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 5 were hospitalized, and 0 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 94.