The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 9 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 4 more than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 5 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is the same today as yesterday, and, as yesterday, none is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since August 22.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported a death from COVID-19 and 13 new cases. The total number of cases was 4,633, and the number of active cases was 59. There were 61 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 9 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 98.