The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 44 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 7 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 37 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 more county resident hospitalized today than yesterday, and 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 25 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 4,787, and the number of active cases was 89. There were 109 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 9 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 99.