Coronavirus Case Update: April 25, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 15,587 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 40,049 total cases.

Of all 88 Ohio counties, all but one have at least one confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease spread by the coronavirus.

The ODH reports 721 total cases of COVID-19 in Mahoning County, of which there are 224 hospitalizations and 66 deaths. Mahoning County is second in the state for deaths, with Cuyahoga County leading the state with 91. It’s also seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODG reported 287 cases in Trumbull County with 106 hospitalizations and 23 deaths. Columbiana County has 219 positive cases, including 92 hospitalizations and 18 deaths, ODH reports.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 14,983 are confirmed. It reported 604 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 3,115 hospitalizations and 938 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 711 total deaths, which breaks down to 671 confirmed deaths and another 40 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 51.

Among positive diagnoses, 2,523 (16%) are health-care workers. Ohio has conducted 111,379 tests thus far.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 40,049 total cases, with 2,748 hospitalizations with 623 COVID-19 patients on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 1,537 confirmed deaths in Pennsylvania.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 152,886 were reported negative.

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,449 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 64 total cases and one death with 621 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 61 confirmed cases, five deaths and 634 negatives tests.

Mercer County has 30 ventilators available, as well as 21 adult ICU beds, 246 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 42 airborne isolation room beds available. Lawrence County has 12 ventilators available, along with six adult ICU beds, zero pediatric ICU beds, 59 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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