Coronavirus Case Update: April 4, 2020
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As of 2 p.m. April 4, Ohio reports 3,739 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Cases in Pennsylvania have reached 10,017.
Mahoning County Public Health reports 250 total cases with 107 hospitalizations and 13 deaths. The county is currently tied for first in the state with Cuyahoga County in deaths from COVID-19, the disease spread by coronavirus, and is fifth in the state in total case count. Currently, Cuyahoga has 781 cases.
Trumbull County reports 90 cases with 38 hospitalizations and seven deaths. Columbiana County reports 36 total cases with 19 hospitalizations and five deaths, according to the ODH.
The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Columbiana County has risen from Friday’s total of 28 to 31 this morning, according to health officials.
Columbiana County Health District spokesman Laura Fauss R.S. also said in a 9 a.m. release Saturday the number of county resident deaths from the virus remained at five.
The Columbiana totals reflect current numbers from East Liverpool City Hospital, Salem Regional Medical Center and the federal correctional institute in Elkton, where a third inmate has died.
Of all 3,739 cases in Ohio, 1,006 have resulted in hospitalizations, 326 of which are in the intensive care unit. There have been 102 deaths. The median age of those testing positive is 53.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 1,004 hospitalizations and 136 deaths from COVID-19 in the commonwealth since March 6. Mercer County has 14 total cases and no deaths, while Lawrence County has 22 confirmed cases and two deaths. To date, the commonwealth reports 60,013 negative COVID-19 tests.
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