The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 13 new cases of COVID-19, but mercifully no deaths. The number of active cases being reported today is 2 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 15 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 today is 5 fewer than yesterday, and, as was the case yesterday, no one is in the ICU. After two days of reporting a death from COVID-19, the CCDH reported no deaths from the virus today.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 3 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,367, and the number of active cases was 37. There were 68 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 2 were hospitalized, and 1 was in the ICU. The total number of deaths in Columbia County attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 96.