The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 13 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 11 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 2 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 more county resident hospitalized with COVID-19 today than yesterday, and the number in the ICU remains the same. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since July 5.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 2 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,298, and the number of active cases was 12. There were 21 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 96.