Coronavirus Case Update: May 10, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 24,081 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 56,611 total cases.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,119 cases, with 260 hospitalizations and 122 deaths. Mahoning County is third in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 406 cases in Trumbull County with 129 hospitalizations and 35 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 325 positive cases, 116 hospitalizations and 35 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 22,891 are confirmed. It reported 1,190 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 4,351 hospitalizations and 1,205 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 1,341 total deaths, which breaks down to 1,220 confirmed deaths and another 121 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 51.

Among those testing positive, 3,753 (16%) were health care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 203,672 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 56,611 total cases, with 2,240 hospitalizations with 481 COVID-19 patients on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 3,707 deaths in Pennsylvania.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 227,772 were reported negative.

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,372 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 73 total cases and two deaths with 937 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 70 total cases, seven deaths and 903 negative tests.

Mercer County has 42 ventilators available, as well as 21 adult ICU beds, 252 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 39 airborne isolation room beds available. Lawrence County has 24 ventilators available, along with six adult ICU beds, zero pediatric ICU beds, 58 medical/surgical beds and one airborne isolation room bed.

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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