Coronavirus Case Update: Aug. 10, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 101,731 total cases of COVID-19 in the states. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 117,279 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 2,566 cases, with 422 hospitalizations and 254 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and ninth in the state for the number of confirmed cases. Mahoning County Public Health reports 2,564 cases and 259 deaths.

The ODH reported 1,534 cases in Trumbull County with 300 hospitalizations and 107 deaths. Trumbull County Combined Health District reports 1,529 cases and 104 deaths.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,665 positive cases, 183 hospitalizations and 60 deaths.

Mahoning and Trumbull counties are rated Orange in the state’s color-coded Public Health Advisory System. Columbiana County is Yellow.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 96,358 are confirmed. ODH reported 5,373 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 11629 hospitalizations and 2,680 intensive care admissions. And there have been 3,673 total deaths, which breaks down to 3,405 confirmed deaths and another 268 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day case average is 1,217.

The median age of those testing positive is 42. The state reports a presumed 79,321 Ohioans have recovered after testing positive. (Presumed recovered is defined as cases with a symptom onset date of greater than 21 days prior who are not deceased, according to the ODH website.)

Thus far, Ohio has conducted 1,682,271 tests. Of the positive tests, 11,386 or 11% are health care workers. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 119,453 total cases, with 591 hospitalizations, 108 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 7,317 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 113,969 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 1,240,830 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 77% have recovered (If a case has not been reported as a death, and it is more than 30 days past the date of their first positive test [or onset of symptoms] then an individual is considered recovered, according to the health department’s website).

Mercer County has 442 total cases and nine deaths with 8,302 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 392 total cases, 16 deaths and 5,501 negative tests.

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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