The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there have been 31 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 3 more than on Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 28 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 2 fewer county residents hospitalized today than on Friday, but the number in the ICU remains the same. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since June 8.
A year ago today, it was Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On the previous Friday, June 25, 2021, the CCDOH reported 1 new case of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,263, and the number of active cases was 3. There were 21 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 1 was hospitalized, and 0 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Columbia County at this time last year was 96.