Ohio Reports Another 1,560 Cases in 24-Hour Period

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health, as well as county health districts in the Mahoning Valley, reported 81,746 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 1,560 in the last 24 hours. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 105,571 total cases in the commonwealth.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 2,214 cases, with 398 hospitalizations and 244 deaths. Mahoning County is fourth in the state for deaths and 10th in the state for the number of confirmed cases.

The ODH reported 1,262 cases in Trumbull County with 265 hospitalizations and 94 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,486 positive cases, 165 hospitalizations and 60 deaths.

Trumbull and Mahoning counties are rated Orange in the state’s color-coded Public Health Advisory System, while Columbiana County is Yellow.

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 77,309 are confirmed. ODH reported 4,437 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 10,072 hospitalizations and 2,419 intensive care admissions. And there have been 3,297 total deaths, which breaks down to 3,039 confirmed deaths and another 258 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition.The 21-day case average is 1,261.

The median age of those testing positive is 42. The state reports a presumed 56,823 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.)

Thus far, Ohio has conducted 1,263,191 tests. Of those testing positive, 9,476, or 12%, are health care workers. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 105,571 total cases, with 736 hospitalizations, 89 of whom are on ventilators. Since March 6, there have been 7,101 deaths in Pennsylvania. Of the cases reported, 102,602 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 999,377 were reported negative. And of all positive cases, 75% 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 an individual is considered recovered, according to the health department’s website.)

Mercer County has 289 total cases and nine deaths with 6,578 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 272 total cases, 11 deaths and 4,293 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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