Coronavirus Case Update: April 14, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In its 2 p.m. update on Tuesday, the Ohio Department of Health reports 7,280 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 25,345 cases.

The ODH reports 469 cases in Mahoning County, including 184 hospitalizations and 35 deaths. The county currently leads the state in deaths, with Cuyahoga County following with 33 deaths and 1,239 cases. Mahoning County is currently fifth in total case count.

Trumbull County has 187 total cases with 87 hospitalizations and 13 deaths, and there are 115 total cases in Columbiana County, with 74 hospitalizations and eight deaths, reports the ODH.

Of the total cases in Ohio, the ODH reports 7,153 are confirmed cases. It reported 127 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. Of the total cases, 2,156 have resulted in hospitalizations and 654 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 324 total deaths, which breaks down to 309 confirmed deaths and another 15 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 54.

Health-care workers comprise 1,530 (21%) total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, and the state reported 67,874 tests conducted, according to the ODH.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 25,345 positive diagnoses Tuesday, compared to 108,286 negative tests. The commonwealth reports 2,318 current hospitalizations with 665 patients on ventilators and nine on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO life support. There have been 584 deaths from COVID-19 in the commonwealth since March 6.

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,500 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and nonCOVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 44 total cases and no deaths, while Lawrence County has 51 confirmed cases and four deaths. Mercer County has 30 ventilators available, as well as 25 adult ICU beds, 236 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 28 airborne isolation room beds available.

Lawrence County has 12 ventilators available, along with two adult ICU beds, zero pediatric ICU beds, 61 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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