Coronavirus Case Update: June 22, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 45,537 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 82,186 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,665 cases, with 341 hospitalizations and 224 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 726 cases in Trumbull County with 183 hospitalizations and 55 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 975 positive cases, 144 hospitalizations and 58 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 42,254 are confirmed. ODH reported 3,283 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 7,292 hospitalizations and 1,852 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,704 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,467 confirmed deaths and another 237 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 47.

Of those testing positive, 6,469 (14%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 656,318 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 82,186 total cases, with 746 hospitalizations, 153 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 6,426 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 79,859 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 585,662 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 78% 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 119 total cases and six deaths with 2,812 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 92 total cases, nine deaths and 2,196 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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