Coronavirus Case Update: Oct. 13, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 1,447 new cases of COVID-19 since Monday to bring the cumulative number of cases in the state to 171,626, as well as 5,017 total deaths – up 12 since Monday. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 173,304 total cases – up 1,342 from Monday – and 8,384 deaths, up 16.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 3,400 cases – up 12 from Monday – with 530 hospitalizations and 282 deaths. Mahoning County Public Health reports 3,396 cases.

The ODH reports 2,099 cases in Trumbull County – up six from Monday – with 356 hospitalizations and 133 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 2,027 positive cases – three new cases from Monday – along with 227 hospitalizations and 86 deaths.

Mahoning and Trumbull counties are rated Red in the state’s color-coded Public Health Advisory System, indicating very high exposure and spread. Columbiana County has an Orange rating, indicating increased exposure and spread.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 161,678 are confirmed. ODH reported 9,948 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 16,565 hospitalizations and 3,447 intensive care admissions, as well as 5,017 total deaths, which breaks down to 4,709 confirmed deaths and another 308 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 1,227.

The state reports a presumed 144,903 Ohioans have recovered after testing positive. Presumed recovered is defined as cases with a symptom onset date of greater than 21 days prior who are not deceased, according to the ODH website.

Thus far, Ohio has conducted 3,688,793 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 174,646 total cases, with 773 people hospitalized with 83 on ventilators. The commonwealth reports 8,384 COVID-related deaths thus far. Of the cases reported, 168,253 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 2,060,093 were reported negative. With positive cases, 80% 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 the person is considered recovered, according to the health department’s website).

Mercer County has 840 total cases – up nine from Monday – and 25 deaths with 12,905 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 643 total cases – 15 new cases from Monday – and 23 deaths, as well as 8,377 negative tests.

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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