Total COVID-19 Cases in Ohio Surpass 200,000
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reports 2,116 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of reported cases to 200,231 since the pandemic began in mid-March.
The state reported 18,235 hospitalizations – 140 over the past 24 hours – with 3,751 of those being admissions to intensive care. The current 21-day reported hospitalization average is 114. The Ohio Department of Health also reports 5,217 deaths, up 11 from Sunday.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 195,695 total cases, up 5,116 from Friday. The commonwealth also reported 1,138 hospitalizations, up 70 from Friday, as well as 8,673 deaths, up 48 from Friday.
In Mahoning County, the ODH reports 3,863 cases Monday with 565 hospitalizations and 287 deaths. Mahoning County Public Health reports the same number of cases and deaths.
The ODH reports 2,380 cases in Trumbull County with 384 hospitalizations and 134 deaths. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 2,185 positive cases along with 236 hospitalizations and 88 deaths.
Mahoning County is rated Red in the state’s color-coded Public Health Advisory System, indicating very high exposure and spread. Columbiana and Trumbull counties have an Orange rating, indicating increased exposure and spread.
Of the total cases reported by ODH, 188,738 are confirmed. ODH reported 11,493 probable cases based on the CDC’s expanded case definition. There have been 18,235 hospitalizations and 3,751 intensive care admissions, as well as 5,217 total deaths, which breaks down to 4,907 confirmed deaths and another 310 probable deaths under the CDC expanded diagnosis definition. The 21-day reported case average is 1,917.
The state reports a presumed 159,877 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 4,224,170 tests. CLICK HERE for a map of testing locations in the state.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports 195,695 total cases, with 1,138 people hospitalized and 108 on ventilators. The commonwealth reports 8,673 COVID-related deaths. Of the cases reported, 187,176 are confirmed.
Of all tests conducted in Pennsylvania, 2,241,430 were reported negative. With positive cases, 78% 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 1,015 total cases and 25 deaths with 14,156 negative tests, while Lawrence County has 849 total cases and 34 deaths, as well as 9,152 negative tests.
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Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.