Ohio Reports 4,334 New Cases of COVID-19
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reports 4,334 new cases of COVID-19 in the state Monday, bringing the cumulative total during the pandemic to 868,656.
There were also 198 new hospitalizations for a cumulative total of 44,981. Of those, 6,560 have been intensive care admissions. Deaths in Ohio total 10,768, up 57 from yesterday.
As of Jan. 25, there have been 626,867 vaccinations administered in Ohio, or 5.36% of the state’s population.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 3,934 new cases, bringing the state’s total to 807,867 COVID-19 cases, as well as 20,664 deaths, up 55 from the day before.
In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 17,471 cases Monday, up 88 from yesterday, with 843 hospitalizations, up four, and 339 deaths, up so. There have been 13,261 vaccine doses administered, or 5.8% of the county’s population.
The ODH reports 12,920 cases in Trumbull County, up 59 from Sunday, with 924 hospitalizations, up one, and 317 deaths, up one. There have been 8,299 vaccinations in the county, or 4.19% of the total population.
In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 7,409 positive cases as of Monday, up 53, along with 440 hospitalizations, up one, and 124 deaths. There have been 4,468 vaccinations in the county, or 4.39% 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, 760,837 are confirmed. ODH reported 107,819 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. Of the 10,768 total deaths, 9,602 are confirmed and another 1,166 are probable under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 6,725.
The ODH also reports a cumulative 44,981 hospitalizations, of which 6,560 are intensive care admissions, including 39 in the last 24 hours.
The state reports a presumed 736,651 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.
In Pennsylvania, 710,456 of the cases in the commonwealth are confirmed, according to the state’s Department of Health, and 97,411 are probable. There are currently 3,887 patients hospitalized, including 770 in the ICU. There are 461 are on a ventilator.
Pennsylvania also reports 20,664 total deaths.
Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 3,569,440 were reported negative, the department reported Tuesday. With positive cases, 79% 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 7,294 cases as of Monday, up 23 from the day before, and 213 deaths, up two, along with 24,331 negative tests. Lawrence County has 5,326 total cases, up 26 from Sunday, and 159 deaths, as well as 16,350 negative tests.
Statewide, 451,467 partial vaccines have been administered and 114,346 full. In Mercer County, 3,986 partial vaccines and 989 full vaccines have been administered, along with 2,246 partial and 549 full vaccines in Lawrence County.
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Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.