The Columbia County Department of Health has released its numbers for the week. Since January 17, there have been two deaths from COVID-19. The number of county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is five fewer than last week at this time, but there are two more in the ICU this week.
A year ago, on January 22 (January 23 was a Sunday), the CCDOH reported 55 new cases of COVID-10 and 525 active cases. There were 32 county residents hospitalized with COVID-19, and two were in the ICU. The total number of deaths in Columbia County attributed to COVID-19 at this time last year was 125, one more than the previous week.