Coronavirus Case Update: June 3, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 36,792 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 73,405 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,463 cases, with 317 hospitalizations and 188 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

Before the state released its numbers, the Mahoning County Public Health department reported 1,462 confirmed cases with 186 deaths.

The ODH reported 584 cases in Trumbull County with 159 hospitalizations and 51 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 889 positive cases, 133 hospitalizations and 52 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 34,208 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,584 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,251 hospitalizations and 1,604 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,299 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,080 confirmed deaths and another 219 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 5,483 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 423,521 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 73,405 total cases, with 1,302 hospitalizations, 257 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 5,742 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 71,361 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 408,269 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 68% 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, 1,258 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 1,760 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 81 total cases, eight deaths and 1,452 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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