Coronavirus Case Update: June 8, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 38,847 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 75,943 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,516 cases, with 324 hospitalizations and 195 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

*Mahoning County Public Health reports 1,519 cases and 196 deaths. The number of hospitalizations is the same as reported by ODH.

The ODH reported 616 cases in Trumbull County with 164 hospitalizations and 53 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 899 positive cases, 135 hospitalizations and 54 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 36,607 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,760 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,550 hospitalizations and 1,668 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,404 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,177 confirmed deaths and another 227 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 5,752 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 473,988 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 75,943 total cases, with 1,174 hospitalizations, 257 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 5,943 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 74,479 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 451,387were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 71% 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 111 total cases and six deaths with 1,986 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 85 total cases, eight deaths and 1,671 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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