Mahoning County Passes 18,000 COVID-19 Cases

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reports 3,287 new cases of COVID-19 in the state Monday, bringing the cumulative total during the pandemic to 899,079.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 2,854 new cases, bringing the state’s total to 846,078 COVID-19 cases, as well as 21,867 deaths, up 206 from Sunday.

Ohio reported 223 new hospitalizations for a cumulative total of 46,438. Currently, there are 2,521 patients hospitalized in Ohio for COVID-19, of which 652 are in intensive care and 454 are on a ventilator.

There have been 11,230 deaths – 55 in the past day – since the pandemic began in Ohio.

In Region 5, which includes Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, there are 435 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Of those hospitalized, 100 are in ICU and 60 are on a ventilator.

Since the start of the pandemic, 6,690 Ohioans have been admitted to ICU because of COVID-19.

As of Feb. 1, there have been 853,965 vaccinations administered in Ohio, or 7.31% of the state’s population.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 18,058 cases Monday, up 59 from yesterday, with 859 hospitalizations and 339 deaths. There have been 18,569 vaccine doses administered, or 8.12% of the county’s population.

The ODH reports 13,273 cases in Trumbull County, up 39 from Sunday, with 946 hospitalizations, up seven, and 326 deaths, up four. There have been 13,686 vaccinations administered in the county, or 6.91% of the total population.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 7,618 positive cases as of Monday, up 35, along with 444 hospitalizations, up two, and 125 deaths, up one. There have been 6,868 vaccinations in the county, or 6.74% of the population.

Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties are rated Red in the state’s color-coded Public Health Advisory System, indicating very high exposure and spread. All 88 counties in the state are at least Orange level, indicating increased exposure and spread. No counties are rated Purple, the highest level of spread.

Of the total cases reported by Ohio Department of Health, 783,158 are confirmed. ODH reported 115,921 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. Of the 11,230 total deaths, 10,000 are confirmed and another 1,230 are probable under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 5,434.

The ODH also reports a cumulative 46,438 hospitalizations, up 223 in the past day, of which 6,709 are intensive care admissions.

The state reports a presumed 786,249 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.

As of Monday, Ohio had conducted 9,104,857 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state. A list of vaccination sites can be found HERE.

In Pennsylvania, 736,236 of the cases in the commonwealth are confirmed, according to the state’s Department of Health, and 109,842 are probable. There are currently 3,280 patients hospitalized, including 650 in the ICU. There are 420 are on a ventilator.

Pennsylvania also reports 21,687 total deaths.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 3,646,648 were reported negative, the department reported Tuesday. 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.

The health department reported Mercer County has 7,504 cases as of Monday, up six from the day before, and 223 deaths, along with 25,001 negative tests. Lawrence County has 5,490 total cases, up 13 from Sunday, and 167 deaths, as well as 16,725 negative tests.

Statewide, 615,085 partial vaccines have been administered and 196,470 full. In Mercer County, 5,693 partial vaccines and 1,724 full vaccines have been administered, along with 3,490 partial and 943 full vaccines in Lawrence County.

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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