The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 9 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 1 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 10 county residents have recovered from the virus. There are 2 more county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 today than yesterday, but the number in the ICU remains at 0. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since yesterday.
A year ago today, which was Monday after Thanksgiving weekend, the CCDOH reported 46 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 6,046, and the number of active cases was 146. There were 161 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 11 were hospitalized, and 0 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 106.