Coronavirus Case Update: June 2, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 36,350 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 72,894 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,456 cases, with 313 hospitalizations and 186 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 584 cases in Trumbull County with 159 hospitalizations and 50 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 881 positive cases, 133 hospitalizations and 52 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 33,892 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,521 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,176 hospitalizations and 1,583 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,258 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,041 confirmed deaths and another 217 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 5,398 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 407,450 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 72,894 total cases, with 1,302 hospitalizations, 272 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 5,667 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 70,864 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 399,361 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, 1,263 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 1,697 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 81 total cases, eight deaths and 1,418 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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