The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there has been another death from COVID-19 and 37 new cases. The number of active cases being reported today is 1 more than on Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 35 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 more county resident hospitalized with COVID-19 today than on Friday, but today none is in the ICU.
A year ago, September 12 was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On Saturday, September 11, the CCDOH reported 14 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,762, and the number of active cases was 97. There were 72 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 9 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 99.