Coronavirus Case Update: June 4, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 37,282 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 73,942 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,466 cases, with 318 hospitalizations and 191 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and eighth in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

*Before the state released its numbers, the Mahoning County Public Health department reported 1,466 confirmed cases – the same figure as the state department – but 189 deaths, three fewer than the state report.

The ODH reported 594 cases in Trumbull County with 160 hospitalizations and 51 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 891 positive cases, 133 hospitalizations and 52 deaths.

**The Columbiana County Health District reported 893 positive cases and 54 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 34,630 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,643 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,312 hospitalizations and 1,623 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,339 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,117 confirmed deaths and another 222 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 5,555 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 434,608 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 73,942 total cases, with 1,174 hospitalizations, 257 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 5,817 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 71,881 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 416,942 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 6(% 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, 1,250 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 110 total cases and six deaths with 1,855 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 82 total cases, eight deaths and 1,514 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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