New COVID Cases in Ohio Total 9,534

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reports 9,535 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the state’s total to 762,603.

There were also 318 new hospitalizations for a total of 40,787. Of those, 6,126 have been intensive care admissions. ODH reports 9,554 deaths from COVID-19, up 82 from the day before.

Statewide, 248,600 vaccinations have been administered, including 29,028 in the past 24 hours.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 10,178 new cases, bringing the state’s total to 703,265 COVID-19 cases, as well as 17,395 deaths, up 215 from Thursday.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 15,818 cases Friday, up 134 from the day before, with 817 hospitalizations – four more in the past 24 hours – and 315 deaths. There have been 4,981 vaccine doses administered in the county, or 563 in the past day.

The ODH reports 11,569 cases in Trumbull County, or 77 new cases, with 824 hospitalizations, up four from yesterday, and 285 deaths, seven new deaths. There have been 2,840 vaccines administered, or 264 since Thursday.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 6,579 positive cases as of Friday, up 81, along with 417 hospitalizations, up nine, and 122 deaths, up two. There have been 1,870 vaccines administered in the county, 323 more than what was reported on Thursday.

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 currently ranked Purple – the highest threat level – indicating severe exposure and spread and recommending that residents leave their homes only for supplies and services.

Of the total cases reported by Ohio Department of Health, 678,411 are confirmed. ODH reported 84,162 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. Of the 9,554 total deaths, 8,589 are confirmed and another 955 are probable under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 7,464.

The ODH also reports a cumulative 40,787 hospitalizations, of which 6,126 are intensive care admissions, including 34 in the last 24 hours. The state reports a presumed 621,185 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 Friday, Ohio had conducted 8,033,268 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

In Pennsylvania, 624,688 of the cases in the commonwealth are confirmed, according to the state’s Department of Health, and 78,577 are probable. There are currently 5,318 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the commonwealth, of whom 1,092 are in the ICU and 600 are on a ventilator.

Pennsylvania also reports 17,394 total deaths.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 3,352,377 were reported negative, the department reported Tuesday. 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.

The health department reported Mercer County has 6,498 cases as of Friday, up 132 from the day before, and 160 deaths, up four, along with 22,058 negative tests. Lawrence County has 4,663 total cases, up 84, and 136 deaths, up one in the past 24 hours, as well as 15,001 negative tests.

Statewide, 194,257 partial vaccines have been administered and 5,091 full. In Mercer County, 1,339 partial vaccines and 15 full vaccines have been administered, along with 822 partial and three 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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Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.