ODH Reports 4,312 New COVID-19 Cases

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reports 4,312 new cases of COVID-19 in the state Monday, bringing the cumulative total during the pandemic to 831,066.

There were also 162 new hospitalizations for a cumulative total of 43,351. Of those, 6,371 have been intensive care admissions. Deaths in Ohio total 10,281.

There have been 444,524 vaccinations administered in Ohio, or 3.8% of the state’s population.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 4,045 new cases, bringing the state’s total to 761,777 COVID-19 cases, as well as 19,390 deaths, up 80 from Sunday.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 16,815 cases Monday, with 828 hospitalizations and 336 deaths. There have been 8,404 vaccine doses administered, or 3.67% of the county’s population.

The ODH reports 12,445 cases in Trumbull County, with 899 hospitalizations and 306 deaths. There have been 5,133 vaccinations in the county, or 2.59% of the total population.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 7,117 positive cases as of Monday, along with 434 hospitalizations and 124 deaths. There have been 2,994 vaccinations in the county, or 2.94% 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, with Hamilton County being the only rated Purple, the highest level of spread.

Of the total cases reported by Ohio Department of Health, 732,762 are confirmed. ODH reported 98,304 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. Of the 10,281 total deaths, 9,205 are confirmed and another 1,076 are probable under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 7,430.

The ODH also reports a cumulative 43,351 hospitalizations, of which 6,371 are intensive care admissions, including 16 in the last 24 hours. The state reports a presumed 684,072 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 8,515,645 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state. A list of vaccination sites can be found HERE.

In Pennsylvania, 681,461 of the cases in the commonwealth are confirmed, according to the state’s Department of Health, and 90,384 are probable. There are currently 4,482 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the commonwealth, of whom 950 are in the ICU and 584 are on a ventilator.

Pennsylvania also reports 19,390 total deaths.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 3,481,716 were reported negative, the department reported Tuesday. With positive cases, 76% 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 7,018 cases as of Monday, and 193 deaths, along with 23,849 negative tests. Lawrence County has 5,088 total cases and 150 deaths, as well as 15,927 negative tests.

Statewide, 393,557 partial vaccines have been administered and 63,790 full. In Mercer County, 3,306 partial vaccines and 460 full vaccines have been administered, along with 2,063 partial and 248 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.