The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 35 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 7 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 42 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 today is 1 fewer than yesterday, but the number in the ICU remains the same. There as not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Monday, May 16.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 3 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,230, and the number of active cases was 43. There were 80 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 4 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 94.