Friday, August 19, 2022

COVID-19 Update

The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 24 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 3 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 27 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 2 more county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 today 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 August 10.

A year ago today, the CCDOH reported a death from COVID-19 and 17 new cases. The total number of cases was 4,490, and the number of active cases was 57. There were 123 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 8 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 97.

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