Following is the latest update from the Columbia County Department of Health.
Although our numbers are low, it is IMPORTANT to remember to stay home if you feel symptoms. Recent positives were feeling ill and continued to go to work and/or socialized and potentially exposed many more people, putting them on Mandatory Quarantine for 14 days. Please continue to practice social distancing and wear your mask!
As of 3 PM on July 27, 2020:
– Columbia County has had 37 residents that have passed away from COVID-19.
-Columbia County has 477 confirmed positive cases.
-There are 9 active cases of COVID-19 in Columbia County. We are monitoring 44 county residents on mandatory quarantine, and there are 8 on precautionary quarantine.
– 431 of the 477 cases have recovered from COVID-19
– 5 of the positive cases are hospitalized, none of those hospitalized are in the ICU
-We have received 17,321 PCR reports. Please note this number may represent duplicate reports, out of county reports, and multiple nursing home testings.