Coronavirus Case Update: Aug. 11, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 102,826 total cases of COVID-19 in the state and 3,708 deaths. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 120,281 total cases in the commonwealth and 7,352 deaths.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 2,595 cases, with 424 hospitalizations and 255 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and eighth in the state for the number of confirmed cases. Mahoning County Public Health reports 2,592 cases and 259 deaths.

The ODH reports 1,549 cases in Trumbull County with 301 hospitalizations and 108 deaths. The Trumbull County Combined Health District reports 1,544 cases, 257 total hospitalizations and 105 deaths.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,671 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, 97,373 are confirmed. ODH reported 5,453 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 11,760 hospitalizations and 2,699 intensive care admissions. And there have been 3,708 total deaths, which breaks down to 3,435 confirmed deaths and another 273 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day case average is 1,220.

The median age of those testing positive is 42. The state reports a presumed 80,885 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 1,702,317 tests. Of the positive tests, 11,502 or 11% are health care workers. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 120,281 total cases, with 598 hospitalizations, 98 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 7,352 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 115,925 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 1,255,313 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 446 total cases and 11 deaths with 8,395 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 392 total cases, 16 deaths and 5,556 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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