Coronavirus Case Update: June 9, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 39,162 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 76,436 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,522 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 1,525 cases.

The ODH reported 618 cases in Trumbull County with 164 hospitalizations and 53 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 901 positive cases, 135 hospitalizations and 55 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 36,355 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,807 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,620 hospitalizations and 1,708 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,421 total deaths, which breaks down to 2,196 confirmed deaths and another 225 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 5,814 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 487,583 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 76,436 total cases, with 1,032 hospitalizations, 224 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 6,014 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 74,298 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 459,248 were 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, 1,244 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 113 total cases and six deaths with 2,027 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 85 total cases, eight deaths and 1,722 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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