Ohio Reports Lowest Number of New COVID Cases Since Sept. 8

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 685 new cases of COVID-19 since Monday to bring the cumulative number of cases in the state to 145,850, as well as 4,635 total deaths – up 12 from Monday. The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 151,646 total cases – up 1,034 since Monday – and 8,023 deaths, up 19 over the weekend.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 3,002 cases, with 481 hospitalizations and 279 deaths. Mahoning County Public Health reports 2,998 cases as of Monday.

The ODH reports 1,852 cases in Trumbull County with 340 hospitalizations and 131 deaths. The Trumbull County Combined Health District reported 1,842 cases, 286 hospitalizations and 129 deaths in the county.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,921 positive cases, along with 217 hospitalizations and 80 deaths.

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

Of the total cases reported by ODH, 137,888 are confirmed. ODH reported 7,962 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 14,899 hospitalizations and 3,210 intensive care admissions, as well as 4,635 total deaths, which breaks down to 4,338 confirmed deaths and another 297 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 1, 011, down from Monday’s figure of 1,048.

The state reports a presumed 124,774 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 2,848,305 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 151,646 total cases, up 1,034 since Monday, with 429 people hospitalized with 58 on ventilators. The commonwealth reported 8,023 cumulative deaths, up 19 from Monday. Of the cases reported, 147,070 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 1,777,916 were reported negative. With positive cases, 81% 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).

Mercer County has 703 total cases and 14 deaths with 11,219 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 501 total cases and 23 deaths, as well as 7,396 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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