Coronavirus Case Update: Sept. 14, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 1,121 new cases of COVID-19 since Wednesday to bring the cumulative number of cases in the state to 134,086, as well as 4,354 total deaths – 30 in the last 24 hours. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 145,063 cases and 7,869 deaths.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 2,960 cases, with 468 hospitalizations and 274 deaths. The Mahoning County Public Health department reports 2,956 cases.

The ODH reports 1,817 cases in Trumbull County with 334 hospitalizations and 127 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,897 positive cases, along with 216 hospitalizations and 71 deaths.

Mahoning and Trumbull counties are rated Yellow in the state’s color-coded Public Health Advisory System. Columbiana County is rated Orange.

Cases in the state increased 1,079 since Sunday. Of the total cases reported by ODH, 131,235 are confirmed. ODH reported 7,249 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 14,378 hospitalizations and 3,097 intensive care admissions, as well as 4,419 total deaths, which breaks down to 4,126 confirmed deaths and another 293 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average held steady at 1,087.

The state reports a presumed 115,708 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 2,586,621 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 145,063 total cases, with 472 people hospitalized with 59 on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 7,869 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 140,842 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 1,684,609 were reported negative. With positive cases, 82% 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 656 total cases and 13 deaths with 10,678 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 487 total cases and 21 deaths, as well as 7,106 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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