Coronavirus Case Update: Sept. 30, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 1,080 new cases of COVID-19 since Monday to bring the cumulative number of cases in the state to 153,987, as well as 4,804 total deaths – up 21 since Tuesday. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 158,967 total cases – up 1,153 from Tuesday – and 8,142 deaths, up 19.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 3,126 cases – up 12 from Tuesday – with 497 hospitalizations and 282 deaths. Mahoning County Public Health reports 3,124 cases.

The ODH reports 1,931 cases in Trumbull County – up 10 from Monday – with 348 hospitalizations and 132 deaths. The Trumbull County Combined Health District reports a total of 1,930 cases in the county and 130 deaths.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,959 positive cases – eight new cases – along with 219 hospitalizations and 80 deaths. The Columbiana County Health District reports 1,967 cases, up 35 from Sept. 25

Mahoning and Trumbull counties are rated Yellow in the state’s color-coded Public Health Advisory System. Yellow indicates active exposure and spread. Columbiana County is rated Orange, with increased exposure and spread.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 145,191 are confirmed. ODH reported 8,796 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 15,516 hospitalizations and 3,288 intensive care admissions, as well as 4,804 total deaths, which breaks down to 4,501 confirmed deaths and another 303 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 1,001.

The state reports a presumed 132,980 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 3,157,139 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 158,967 total cases, with 539 people hospitalized with 66 on ventilators. The commonwealth reported 8,142 COVID-related deaths thus far. Of the cases reported, 153,924 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 1,879,127 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 744 total cases – up three from Tuesday – and 20 deaths with 11,886 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 531 total cases and 23 deaths, as well as 7,691 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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