The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Thursday, November 10, there has been another death from COVID-19 and 20 new cases. The number of active cases being reported today is 9 fewer than on Thursday, from which it can be inferred that, since Thursday, 28 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 2 more county residents hospitalized today than on Thursday, and 1 more is in the ICU.
A year ago today, November 14 was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On the previous Saturday, November 13, the CCDOH reported 22 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 5,616, and the number of active cases was 100. There were 246 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 2 were hospitalized, and 0 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Columbia County at this time last year was 105.