Coronavirus Case Update: June 23, 2020
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 46,127 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 82,696 total cases in the commonwealth.
In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,669 cases, with 345 hospitalizations and 225 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.
The ODH reported 742 cases in Trumbull County with 185 hospitalizations and 56 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 983 positive cases, 144 hospitalizations and 59 deaths.
Of the total cases reported by ODH, 42,767 are confirmed. ODH reported 3,360 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 7,379 hospitalizations and 1,876 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,735 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,497 confirmed deaths and another 238 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 47.
Of those testing positive, 6,542 (14%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 667,077 tests.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 82,696 total cases, with 742 hospitalizations, 146 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 6,464 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 80,347 are confirmed.
Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 596,407 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 2,859 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 92 total cases, nine deaths and 2,257 negative tests.
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