Coronavirus Case Update: June 5, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 37,758 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 74,385 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,486 cases, with 320 hospitalizations and 191 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and eighth in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 600 cases in Trumbull County with 163 hospitalizations and 52 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 894 positive cases, 133 hospitalizations and 53 deaths.

*The Trumbull County Combined Health District reports 604 total cases and 185 hospitalizations. The agency’s death count was the same as the state health department.

**According to the Columbiana County Health District, there are 893 positive cases of COVID-19 and 54 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 35,096 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,662 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,385 hospitalizations and 1,632 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,355 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,135 confirmed deaths and another 220 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 5,636 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 443,533 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 74,385 total cases, with 1,174 hospitalizations, 257 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 5,886 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 72,292 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 424,201 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 70% 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 1,886 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 82 total cases, eight deaths and 1,536 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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