Coronavirus Case Update: April 11, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio reports 6,250 total cases of COVID-19, while Pennsylvania reports 21,655.

The Ohio Department of Health reported Saturday 6,187 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease spread by the coronavirus. It also reported 63 probable cases based on the CDC expanded case definition.

Of all cases in Ohio, 1,859 have resulted in hospitalizations and 572 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 247 total deaths, which breaks down to 242 confirmed deaths and another five “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded death definition. The median age of those testing positive is 54.

On Friday, health care workers comprised 1,237 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, and the state reported 58,573 tests conducted. No new data was reported Saturday at press time.

The ODH reports 375 cases in Mahoning County, including 158 hospitalizations and 31 deaths. The county currently leads the state in deaths, with Cuyahoga County following with 22 deaths and 1,113 cases. Mahoning County is currently fifth in total case count.

The Ohio Department of Health reports 155 total cases in Trumbull County, as well as 76 hospitalizations and eight deaths. Columbiana County reports 96 total cases with 64 hospitalizations and six deaths, according to the ODH.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 21,655 positive diagnoses Satrduay, compared to 98,498 negative tests. The commonwealth reports 2,413 hospitalizations with 627 patients on ventilators and 11 on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO life support. There have been 494 deaths from COVID-19 in the commonwealth since March 6.

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,469 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and nonCOVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 38 total cases and no deaths, while Lawrence County has 46 confirmed cases and four deaths. Mercer County has 30 ventilators available, as well as 25 adult ICU beds, 265 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 26 airborne isolation room beds available.

Lawrence County has 12 ventilators available, along with four adult ICU beds, zero pediatric ICU beds, 66 medical/surgical beds and two airborne isolation room beds.

The figures are updated daily by the Ohio Department of Health at 2 p.m. and Pennsylvania Department of Health at noon.

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