Ohio Reports 7,875 New COVID Cases, PA Reports 7,962

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health Monday reported 7,875 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s total to 570,602.

The state also reported 59 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative count to 7,551, and 291 new hospitalizations for COVID-19, 38 of which were intensive care admissions.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 7,962 new cases Monday, bringing the commonwealth’s total to 499,764.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 11,852 cases with 752 hospitalizations and 310 deaths. The county has had 2,114 cases over the past two weeks, according to Ohio’s ZIP code case map. The 44512 ZIP code, Boardman, leads with 304, followed by 44515, Austintown, with 293 and 44514, Poland, with 229.

The ODH reports 8,802 cases in Trumbull County with 662 hospitalizations and 181 deaths. There have been 1,422 cases in the past two weeks, led by the 44483 ZIP code, Warren/Champion Heights, with 232; 44446, Niles/Girard, with 146; and 44484, primarily Warren/Niles, with 170 cases.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 5,118 positive cases along with 353 hospitalizations and 110 deaths. There have been 805 new cases over the past two weeks, according to the state ZIP code map, led by 43920 – Calcutta – with 219 cases, and 44460 – Salem – with 154.

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, Medina, Summit, Portage and Stark counties are 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, 522,467 are confirmed. ODH reported 48,135 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. Of the 7,551 total deaths, 6,972 are confirmed and another 579 are probable under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 9,871.

The ODH also reports cumulative 32,264 hospitalizations, of which 5,209 are intensive care admissions. The state reports a presumed 392,565 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 6,907,046 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

In Pennsylvania, 458,149 of the total cases in the commonwealth are confirmed, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and 41,615 are probable. There are 6,026 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the commonwealth, of whom 1,249 are in the ICU and 697 on a ventilator.

Pennsylvania also reports 12,620 total deaths.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 3,060,689 were reported negative, the department reported Monday. With positive cases, 58% 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 4,575 cases and 76 deaths with 20,241 negative tests. Lawrence County has 3,242 total cases and 92 deaths, as well as 13,061 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.