New COVID-19 Cases in Ohio Total 4,706

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 4,706 new cases of COVID-19 in the state since Sunday, continuing the state’s run of days with more than 4,000 new diagnoses. The state set a record on Friday, cresting 5,000 for the first time, and again on Sunday with 5,549.

The total number of cases in the state Monday is 254,974.

The state also reported 20,651 total hospitalizations with 4,047 of those being admissions to intensive care. The current 21-day reported hospitalization average is 166. The Ohio Department of Health also reports 5,524 deaths.

In Pennsylvania, the Department of Health reports 234,296 cases of COVID-19, up 3,402 from Sunday, along with 1,827 current hospitalizations and 9,024.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 4,722 cases – up 250 since Friday – with 604 hospitalizations and 287 deaths. Mahoning County Public Health reports 4,716 cases as of Monday.

The ODH reports 3,111 cases in Trumbull County, up 246 over the weekend, with 425 hospitalizations and 139 deaths.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 2,514 positive cases, up 98, along with 252 hospitalizations and 88 deaths. Columbiana County Health District reports 2,500 cases.

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.

Only two counties remain at the Yellow level: Morgan and Monroe in southeastern Ohio.

Of the total cases reported by Ohio Department of Health, 241,095 are confirmed. ODH reported 13,879 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. The state also reports 5,524 total deaths, which breaks down to 5,193 confirmed deaths and another 331 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average for new cases is 3,398.

The ODH also reports 20,651 hospitalizations, of which 4,047 are intensive care admissions. The state reports a presumed 186,254 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 4,904,217 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 234,296 total cases, with 1,827 people hospitalized and 179 on ventilators. The commonwealth reported 9,024 COVID-related deaths. Of the cases reported, 221,437 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 2,455,856 were reported negative. With positive cases, 73% 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 1,425 cases, or 38 new cases since Sunday, and 28 deaths with 15,576 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 1,296 total cases, up 27, and 42 deaths, as well as 10,195 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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