Ohio Reports 7,079 New COVID Cases, 5,900 in PA

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 7,079 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 312,443 cases in the state.

The state also reported 22,846 total hospitalizations – up 368 from Monday – with 4,250 of those being admissions to intensive care. The Ohio Department of Health also reports 5,772 deaths, or 30 over the past 24 hours.

In Pennsylvania, the Department of Health reports 275,513 cases of COVID-19, up 5,900 from Monday. The commonwealth also reported 2,737 current hospitalizations and 9,355 total deaths.

In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 5,815 cases – up 171 since Monday –with 643 hospitalizations and 297 deaths. There are 1,133 current cases in the county. According to the Department of Health’s ZIP code case map, the 44512 ZIP code has the most number of cases over the past two weeks with 161 positive cases, followed by 44515 with 149 and 44514 with 145.

The ODH reports 4,084 cases in Trumbull County, up 114 since Monday, with 464 hospitalizations and 140 deaths. There are 966 active cases in the county as of Tuesday. The 44410 ZIP code has the most cases in the past two weeks with 147, followed by 44484 with 132 and 44483 with 123.

In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 2,891 positive cases, up 32, along with 268 hospitalizations and 93 deaths. There are 445 active cases. The 44460 ZIP code has the most cases in the county over the past two weeks with 129, followed by 43920 with 86.

Mahoning and Trumbull counties are rated Red in the state’s color-coded Public Health Advisory System, indicating very high exposure and spread. Columbiana County has an Orange rating, indicating increased exposure and spread.

Only Noble County remains at the Yellow level.

Of the total cases reported by Ohio Department of Health, 296,387 are confirmed. ODH reported 16,056 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. The state also reports 5,772 total deaths, which breaks down to 5,412 confirmed deaths and another 360 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition.

The ODH also reports 22,846 hospitalizations, of which 4,250 are intensive care admissions. The state reports a presumed 208,945 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 5,303,068 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.

On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 275,513 total cases, with 2,737 people hospitalized and 280 on a ventilator. The commonwealth reported 9,355 COVID-related deaths. Of the total cases, 258,304 are confirmed.

Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 2,588,467 were reported negative. With positive cases, 67% 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 1,973 cases, or 60 new cases since Monday, and 30 deaths with 16,506 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 1,645 total cases, up 50, and 56 deaths – two since Monday – as well as 10,843 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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