The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there have been 19 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 9 more than on Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 10 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized and in the ICU with COVID-19 today remains the same as on Friday. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Monday, November 14.
A year ago, November 21 was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On the previous Saturday, November 20, the CCDOH reported 33 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 5,833, and the number of active cases was 139. There were 381 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 8 were hospitalized, and 0 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 106.