UPDATED: Coronavirus Case Update: April 13, 2020

Updated, April 13, 2020, 5:20 p.m. | Trumbull County and Columbiana County numbers
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Trumbull County Combined Health District reported four deaths Monday because of COVID-19, the disease spread by the coronavirus.

In its updated report at 4 p.m., the health department reported the county now has a total of 12 deaths from the virus. The department also reported 11 new cases Monday, as well as 13 new cases on Sunday, bringing the total count to 180 with 86 hospitalizations – that’s six more cases and five more hospitalizations than the Ohio Department of Health had in its 2 p.m. report.

Along with the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office, the department is monitoring 57 individuals who are in quarantine and is keeping track of another 57 suspect cases in the Ohio Disease Reporting System. As of Monday, 152 individuals have successfully completed their quarantine and have been released, according to the department.

In its 2 p.m. update on Monday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 6,975 total cases of COVID-19. The numbers from Trumbull increases that number to 6,981.

Of the total cases in Ohio, state’s health department reported 6,881 are confirmed cases. It reported 94 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. Of the total cases, 2,033 have resulted in hospitalizations and 613 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 276 total deaths – including the updated Trumbull numbers – which breaks down to 268 confirmed deaths and another six “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 54.

Health-care workers comprise 1,449 (21%) total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, and the state reported 65,112 tests conducted, according to the ODH.

The ODH reports 443 cases in Mahoning County, including 175 hospitalizations and 31 deaths. The county currently leads the state in deaths, with Cuyahoga County following with 24 deaths and 1,197 cases. Mahoning County is currently fifth in total case count.

The Columbiana County Health District reported 115 total cases, up from 104 on Sunday, with 72 hospitalizations and six deaths. Earlier Monday, the ODH reported 114 total cases in the county.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 24,199 positive diagnoses Monday, compared to 105,593 negative tests. The commonwealth reports 2,228 current hospitalizations with 668 patients on ventilators and nine on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO life support. There have been 524 deaths from COVID-19 in the commonwealth since March 6.

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,470 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and nonCOVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 43 total cases and no deaths, while Lawrence County has 51 confirmed cases and four deaths. Mercer County has 30 ventilators available, as well as 26 adult ICU beds, 255 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 29 airborne isolation room beds available.

Lawrence County has 12 ventilators available, along with four adult ICU beds, zero pediatric ICU beds, 57 medical/surgical beds and one 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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