After four days of not reporting COVID numbers, the Columbia County Department of Health has again reported its numbers today. Since Wednesday, November 23, there have been 2 deaths from COVID-19 and 31 new cases. The number of active cases being reported today is the same as on Wednesday, from which it can be inferred that, since Wednesday, 29 county residents have recovered from the virus. The number of county residents hospitalized is 2 fewer today than on Wednesday, and there are 2 fewer in the ICU.
A year ago, November 28 was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On the previous Saturday, November 27, the CCDOH reported 61 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 6,000, and the number of active cases was 152. There were 192 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.