Tuesday, August 23, 2022

COVID-19 Update

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 12 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 31 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 3 more county residents hospitalized today than yesterday, but none is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since yesterday.

A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 after a two-day weekend. The total number of cases was 4,514, and the number of active cases was 52. There were 77 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 10 were hospitalized, and 2 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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