Coronavirus Case Update: June 29, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 51,046 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 85,988 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,736 cases, with 356 hospitalizations and 228 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and eighth in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 824 cases in Trumbull County with 202 hospitalizations and 61 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,202 positive cases, 145 hospitalizations and 59 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 47,524 are confirmed. ODH reported 3,522 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 7,746 hospitalizations and 1,961 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,818 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,575 confirmed deaths and another 243 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 46.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 85,988 total cases, with 633 hospitalizations, 104 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 6,579 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 81,956 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 634,711 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 136 total cases and six deaths with 3,996 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 101 total cases, nine deaths and 2,580 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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