Coronavirus Case Update: May 11, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 24,777 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 57,154 total cases.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,144 cases, with 290 hospitalizations and 123 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 408 cases in Trumbull County with 131 hospitalizations and 35 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 336 positive cases, 117 hospitalizations and 37 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 23,400 are confirmed. It reported 1,377 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 4,413 hospitalizations and 1,217 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 1,357 total deaths, which breaks down to 1,236 confirmed deaths and another 121 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 50.

Among those testing positive, 3,841 (16%) were health care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 209,153 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 57,154 total cases, with 2,162 hospitalizations with 473 COVID-19 patients on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 3,731 deaths in Pennsylvania.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 231,704 were reported negative.

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,348 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 75 total cases and two deaths with 948 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 70 total cases, seven deaths and 912 negative tests.

Mercer County has 45 ventilators available, as well as 28 adult ICU beds, 237 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 40 airborne isolation room beds available. Lawrence County has 24 ventilators available, along with four adult ICU beds, zero pediatric ICU beds, 52 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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