COLUMBUS — According to the latest figures today from the Ohio Department of Health, the state is reporting 28,758 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, or COVID-19 — 584 more than reported Wednesday.
The state is also reporting 2,036 "probable cases," which is an expanded case definition provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Statewide, 5,379 people have been hospitalized, 1,416 of whom are in intensive care units.
There are 1,310 cases in Mahoning County; 507 in Trumbull; and 477 in Columbiana.
Statewide, there have been 1,691 confirmed deaths, including 163 in Mahoning County; 40 in Trumbull; and 50 in Columbiana; along with another 181 “probable deaths.”
Mahoning County's 163 reported COVID-19 deaths remains the fourth-highest among all Ohio's 88 counties, according to the state's COVID-19 dashboard, which presents confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths in each county.
Mahoning County has the seventh-highest number of total cases in the state. With an estimated population of 228,683 people and 1,310 confirmed cases as of Friday, that's about one case of the virus for every 175 people.