The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there have been 52 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 3 more than on Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 49 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 4 more county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 today than on Friday, and 1 more is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since September 12.
A year ago, September 26 was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On Saturday, September 25, the CCDOH reported 14 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 5,011, and the number of active cases was 134. There were 353 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 6 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 101.