The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 19 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 4 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 23 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 3 fewer county residents hospitalized with COVID today than yesterday, but 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 4,330, and the number of active cases was 24. There were 27 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 2 were 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.