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BREAKING |Mahoning County tops 30,000 COVID-19 cases

Ohio reports 4,937 new coronavirus cases; 344 are in the Mahoning Valley.
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COLUMBUS — Mahoning County has surpassed 30,000 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

The Ohio Department of Health on Friday reported 4,937 new COVID-19 cases statewide in the past 24 hours.

That includes 344 new cases in the Mahoning Valley: 144 new cases in Mahoning County (for a total of 30,057), 109 in Trumbull (22,357) and 91 in Columbiana (13,585).

Of the state's 88 counties, Mahoning has the 11th-most cases and Trumbull the 16th-most. Columbiana has the ninth-highest rate of new cases per 100,000 people.

ODH says there are 318 new deaths since Tuesday,including 22 in the Mahoning Valley: 5 in Mahoning; 11 in Trumbull; and s6 in Columbiana.

There were 290 new COVID-19 hospitalizations reported statewide Friday and 21 new ICU admissions.

Technical issues with the ODH website has delayed vaccination updates.

The average number of new cases reported each day in the Valley so far this month is still higher than in September, and two times higher than in August. Valley counties have reported an average 312 new cases each day this month. In September it was an average 295 cases per day, more than double the 113 average daily cases reported in August.

Statewide, nearly 102,000 people are presumed to be actively infected as of Thursday, down from more than 129,000 people on Sept. 28, the most recent peak.

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