The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for today. Since yesterday, there have been 16 new cases of COVID-19. The number of active cases being reported today is 1 fewer than yesterday. There are 3 more county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 today than yesterday, but 1 fewer of those hospitalized is in the ICU. There has not been a death from COVID-19 reported in Columbia County since December 20.
A year ago today, the CCDOH reported a death from COVID-19 and 76 new cases. The total number of cases was 7,349, and the number of active cases was 294. There were 332 county residents in mandatory quarantine, 22 were hospitalized, and 6 were in the ICU. The total number of deaths in Columbia County attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 115.