UPDATED: Coronavirus Case Update: March 31, 2020
Updated: 3/31/2020, 4:45 p.m., Trumbull County Combined Health District numbers
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – As of 2 p.m. March 31, Ohio reports 2,200 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and Pennsylvania 4,843.
According to the Ohio Department of Health, Mahoning County reports 153 total cases with 70 hospitalizations and nine deaths. The county currently leads the state in deaths from COVID-19, the disease spread by coronavirus, and is third in the state in total case count.
One of the most recent positive tests for COVID-19 is at the Giant Eagle grocery store at 476 Boardman-Canfield Road. The test was confirmed by Giant Eagle on March 30. The employee’s last known date in the store was March 25. The company lists the store’s status as “sanitized and open.”
Columbiana County reports 15 total cases with 9 hospitalizations and two deaths.
According to the Trumbull County Combined Health District, the county has 51 cases with 32 hospitalizations and three deaths.
Of all 2,200 cases in Ohio, 585 have resulted in hospitalizations, 198 of which are in the intensive care unit. New numbers from Trumbull County reporting the county’s third death bring the state’s total to 56. The median age of those testing positive is 53. Out of the positive cases, 429 are health care workers, or 20%.
In Pennsylvania, Mercer County reports eight total cases and no deaths. There are 13 confirmed cases in Lawrence County with two deaths. To date, the commonwealth reports 37,645 negative COVID-19 tests. Of the total positive tests, there have been 514 hospitalizations since March 6 and 63 deaths.
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