Coronavirus Case Update: May 13, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 25,721 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 58,698 total cases.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,163 cases, with 266 hospitalizations and 134 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and seventh in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 420 cases in Trumbull County with 132 hospitalizations and 36 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 354 positive cases, 122 hospitalizations and 39 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 24,245 are confirmed. ODH reported 1,476 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 4,618 hospitalizations and 1,248 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 1,483 total deaths, which breaks down to 1,347 confirmed deaths and another 136 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 50.

Among those testing positive, 4,029 (16%) were health care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 224,378 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 58,698 total cases, with 2,037 hospitalizations. Since March 6, there have been 3,943 deaths in Pennsylvania.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 244,171 were reported negative.

According to the department’s hospital preparedness dashboard, 1,339 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 78 total cases and two deaths with 975 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 71 total cases, seven deaths and 934 negative tests.

Mercer County has 45 ventilators available, as well as 28 adult ICU beds, 207 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 38 airborne isolation room beds available. Lawrence County has 24 ventilators available, along with six 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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