It turns out the Columbia County Department of Health has not stopped reporting daily COVID numbers. They only skipped a day. They released the numbers again today. Since Tuesday, there have been 9 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 1 fewer than on Tuesday, from which it can be inferred that, since Tuesday, 10 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 fewer county resident hospitalized today than on Tuesday, and 1 fewer is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Monday, November 14.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported a death from COVID-19 and 38 new cases. The total number of cases was 5,723, and the number of active cases was 169. There were 278 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 5 were hospitalized, and 1 was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 106.