The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since Friday, there have been 44 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 5 more than on Friday, from which it can be inferred that, since Friday, 41 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 more county resident hospitalized today than on Friday, and, as on Friday, none is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Thursday, November 3.
A year ago, November 7 was a Sunday, and the CCDOH did not report COVID numbers. On the previous Saturday, November 6, the CCDOH reported 11 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases was 5,508, and the number of active cases was 80. There were 202 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 6 were hospitalized, and 1 was in the ICU. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Columbia County at this time last year was 104.