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 6 fewer 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 today is 6 more than yesterday, but, as was the case yesterday, none is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Wednesday, August 10.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 15 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,466, and the number of active cases was 52. There were 157 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 8 were hospitalized, and 1 was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 96.