Coronavirus Case Update: June 25, 2020
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 47,651 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 83,770 total cases in the commonwealth.
In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,682 cases, with 346 hospitalizations and 227 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and eighth in the state for the number of confirmed cases.
The ODH reported 771 cases in Trumbull County with 192 hospitalizations and 57 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,033 positive cases, 145 hospitalizations and 59 deaths.
Of the total cases reported by ODH, 44,221 are confirmed. ODH reported 3,430 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 7,502 hospitalizations and 1,897 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,772 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,530 confirmed deaths and another 242 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 47.
Of those testing positive, 6,705 (14%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 696,200 tests.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 83,770 total cases, with 699 hospitalizations, 134 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 6,557 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 81,374 are confirmed.
Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 621,031 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 126 total cases and six deaths with 3,400 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 99 total cases, nine deaths and 2,371 negative tests.
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