Coronavirus Case Update: May 30, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 35,034 total cases of COVID-19. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 71,415 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 1,428 cases, with 311 hospitalizations and 174 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 department had no update on Saturday. Numbers from Friday from the Mahoning County Public Health department reported 1,434 confirmed cases in the county.

The ODH reported 569 cases in Trumbull County with 156 hospitalizations and 48 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 743 positive cases, 133 hospitalizations and 52 deaths.

** Trumbull County Combined Health District reported 570 cases with 179 hospitalizations and 47 deaths.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 32,639 are confirmed. ODH reported 2,395 probable cases based on the CDC’s recently expanded case definition. There have been 6,011 hospitalizations and 1,548 patients in the intensive care unit. There have been 2,149 total deaths, which breaks down to 1,938 confirmed deaths and another 211 “probable” deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The median age of those testing positive is 49.

Of those testing positive, 5,183 (15%) are health-care workers. To date, Ohio has conducted 367,526 tests.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 71,415 total cases, with 1,347 hospitalizations, 283 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 5,537 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 69,424 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 375,731 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 66% 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, 1,245 of the commonwealth’s ventilators are being used by COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients.

Mercer County has 107 total cases and five deaths with 1,602 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 79 total cases, eight deaths and 1,342 negative tests.

Mercer County has 45 ventilators available, as well as 22 adult ICU beds, 216 medical/surgical beds, zero pediatric ICU beds and 39 airborne isolation room beds available. Lawrence County has 24 ventilators available, along with seven adult ICU beds, zero pediatric ICU beds, 60 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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