The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 29 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 9 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 20 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 2 more county residents 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 Monday, July 25.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 4 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,326, and the number of active cases was 31. There were 26 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.