The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 21 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 2 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 19 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 and in the ICU has remained the same since Wednesday, June 22. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since June 8.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 2 deaths from COVID-19 that had occurred in nursing homes earlier in the month and 0 new cases. The total number of cases was 4,262, 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.