Coronavirus Case Update: April 12, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio reports 6,604 total cases of COVID-19, while Pennsylvania reports 22,833.

The Ohio Department of Health reported Sunday 6,518 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease spread by the coronavirus. It also reported 86 probable cases based on the CDC expanded case definition.

Of all cases in Ohio, 1,948 have resulted in hospitalizations and 595 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 253 total deaths, which breaks down to 248 confirmed deaths and another five “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded death definition. The median age of those testing positive is 54.

Health care workers comprise 1,385 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, and the state reported 63,243 tests conducted.

The ODH reports 417 cases in Mahoning County, including 168 hospitalizations and 31 deaths. The county currently leads the state in deaths, with Cuyahoga County following with 23 deaths and 1,152 cases. Mahoning County is currently fifth in total case count.

The Ohio Department of Health reports 168 total cases in Trumbull County, as well as 79 hospitalizations and eight deaths. Columbiana County reports 105 total cases with 69 hospitalizations and six deaths, according to the ODH.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 22,833 positive diagnoses Sunday, compared to 102,057 negative tests. The commonwealth reports 2,088 current hospitalizations with 645 patients on ventilators and nine on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO life support. There have been 507 deaths from COVID-19 in the commonwealth since March 6.

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,471 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and nonCOVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 40 total cases and no deaths, while Lawrence County has 49 confirmed cases and four deaths. Mercer County has 30 ventilators available, as well as 25 adult ICU beds, 263 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 31 airborne isolation room beds available.

Lawrence County has 12 ventilators available, along with three 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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