The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Thursday, October 27, there have been 34 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is the same as on Thursday, from which it can be inferred that, since Thursday, 34 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 2 fewer county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 today than on Thursday, and none of those hospitalized is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since October 5.
A year ago, October 31 was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On the previous day, Saturday, October 30, the CCDOH reported 11 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 5,433, and the number of active cases was 96. There were 161 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 3 were hospitalized, and 2 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Columbia County at this time last year was 104.