The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there have been 33 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 1 more than Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 32 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 2 more county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 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 Tuesday, July 5.
A year ago was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On the previous Friday, July 9, the CCDOH reported 0 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,276, and the number of active cases was 6. There were 2 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.