Ohio Reports 11,412 New COVID Cases, PA Nearly 10,000

Update: 3:40 p.m.: Trumbull County numbers
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health Thursday reported 11,412 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s cumulative count to 596,178.

The state also reported 370 new hospitalizations, bringing that cumulative total to 33,745. There are also 5,382 intensive care admissions, up 38 from yesterday. Deaths related to COVID-19 in Ohio also increased by 117 from Wednesday to 7,894.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 9,966 new cases Thursday, bringing the commonwealth’s total to 529,335.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 12,458 cases Thursday, up 229 from the day before, with 764 hospitalizations, tup two, and 311 deaths. The county has had 1,932 cases over the past two weeks, according to Ohio’s ZIP code case map. The 44512 ZIP code, Boardman, leads with 272; followed by 44515, Austintown, with 250; and 44514 Poland, with 215.

The ODH reports 9,275 cases in Trumbull County, 215 new, with 678 hospitalizations, eight new, and 219 deaths, 21 in the past 24 hours as reported by the ODH. There have been 1,292 cases in the past two weeks, led by the 44483 ZIP code, Warren/Champion Heights, with 225; 44446, Niles/Girard, with 129; and 44410, Cortland, with 127 cases.

Just before 4 p.m., the Trumbull County Combined Health District reported 8,591 total cases in the county and 221 deaths.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 5,340 positive cases, up 128, along with 365 hospitalizations and 113 deaths. There have been 742 new cases over the past two weeks, according to the state ZIP code map, led by 43920 – Calcutta – with 212 cases and 44460 – Salem – with 130.

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.

Currently, Richland County is the only 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, 542,686 are confirmed. ODH reported 53,492 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. Of the 7,894 total deaths, 7,241 are confirmed and another 653 are probable under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 10,164.

The ODH also reports cumulative 33,475 hospitalizations, of which 5,382 are intensive care admissions. The state reports a presumed 426,525 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 Thursday, Ohio had conducted 7,054,273 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

In Pennsylvania, 481,810 of the total cases in the commonwealth are confirmed, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and 47,525 are probable. There are 6,209 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the commonwealth, of whom 1,246 are in the ICU and 745 on a ventilator.

Pennsylvania also reports 13,392 total deaths.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 3,101,764 were reported negative, the department reported Thursday. With positive cases, 60% 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 4,751 cases, up 83, and 90 deaths – up four – with 20,395 negative tests. Lawrence County has 3,429 total cases, 42 new, and 98 deaths – up three – as well as 13,353 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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Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.