Coronavirus Case Update: June 1, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 35,513 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 71,926 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,438 cases, with 311 hospitalizations and 178 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

* Mahoning County Public Health reported 1,480 confirmed cases in the county, with 313 hospitalizations and 178 deaths.

The ODH reported 582 cases in Trumbull County with 159 hospitalizations and 50 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 875 positive cases, 133 hospitalizations and 52 deaths.

** The Trumbull County Combined Health District reported 581 cases, with 181 hospitalizations and 47 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 33,501 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,483 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,112 hospitalizations and 1,569 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,206 total deaths, which breaks down to 1,993 confirmed deaths and another 213 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 5,343 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 398,066 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 72,282 total cases, with 1,302 hospitalizations, 277 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 5,567 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 70,278 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 389,431 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 67% 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.)

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,231 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 107 total cases and five deaths with 1,656 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 80 total cases, eight deaths and 1,377 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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