Coronavirus Case Update: Sept. 3, 2020

Update: The Pennsylvania Department of Health has updated its coronavirus figures for Sept. 3. The story has been changed accordingly.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 127,112 total cases of COVID-19 in the state, up 1,235 in the last 24 hours, as well as 4,176 total deaths. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 136,771 cases.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 2,874 cases, with 457 hospitalizations and 271 deaths. Mahoning County is fifth in the state for deaths and ninth in the state for the number of cases.

The ODH reports 1,768 cases in Trumbull County with 331 hospitalizations and 125 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,849 positive cases, 210 hospitalizations and 66 deaths. The Columbiana County Health District reports 1,859 cases

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

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 120,471 are confirmed. ODH reported 6,641 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 13,663 hospitalizations and 3,003 intensive care admissions. And there have been 4,226 total deaths, which breaks down to 3,939 confirmed deaths and another 287 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 1,033.

The median age of those testing positive is 41. The state reports a presumed 106,095 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 2312.887 tests. Of the positive tests, 13,995 or 11%, are health care workers. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 136,771 total cases, with 530 hospitalizations, 70 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 7,732 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 132,874 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 1,565,443 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 81% 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).

Mercer County has 560 total cases and 13 deaths with 10,083 negative tests as of Wednesday, while Lawrence County has 468 total cases, 18 deaths and 6,780 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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