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 and in the ICU is the same today as it was yesterday. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Wednesday, August 3.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 after a two-day weekend. The total number of cases was 4,395, and the number of active cases was 27. There were 35 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.