Monday, May 9, 2022

COVID-19 Update

The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there have been 74 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 12 fewer than on Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 86 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 and in the ICU remains the same as on Friday--16 and 3 respectively. 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 day, Saturday, May 8, the CCDOH reported 15 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,156, and the number of active cases was 73. There were 104 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 1 was 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.

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