The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 5 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 6 fewer than yesterday, from which it can be inferred that, since yesterday, 11 county residents have recovered from the virus. There is 1 more county resident hospitalized today than yesterday, and 1 more of those hospitalized is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since Tuesday, December 20.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported a death from COVID-19 and 47 new cases. The total number of cases was 6,975, and the number of active cases was 225. No data was provided on the number of county residents in mandatory quarantine, but 21 were hospitalized, and 2 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths in Columbia County attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 112.