Coronavirus Case Update: June 13, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 40,848 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 78,462 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,586 cases, with 332 hospitalizations and 214 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 652 cases in Trumbull County with 168 hospitalizations and 54 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 916 positive cases, 138 hospitalizations and 56 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 37,893 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,955 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,864 hospitalizations and 1,754 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,554 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,324 confirmed deaths and another 230 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 6,022 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 535,943 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 78,462 total cases, with 875 hospitalizations, 183 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 6,211 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 76,237 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 496,589 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 74% 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, 1,217 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 114 total cases and six deaths with 2,170 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 87 total cases, eight deaths and 1,853 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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