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Ohio reports 1,471 new coronavirus cases

There have been 250 confirmed and probable deaths to date in Mahoning County; 100 in Trumbull; and 60 in Columbiana.
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COLUMBUS — According to the latest figures today from the Ohio Department of Health, the state is reporting 86,333 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, or COVID-19, to date — 1,471 more than reported Thursday.

In addition, the state is also reporting 4,826 "probable cases," which is an expanded case definition provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Statewide, 10,790 people have been hospitalized to date, 2,552 of whom were placed in intensive care units. There have also been 3,222 confirmed deaths to date, along with another 267 “probable deaths.”

There have been 2,371 confirmed and probable cases to date in Mahoning County; 1,393 in Trumbull; and 1,578 in Columbiana. There have been 250 confirmed and probable deaths to date in Mahoning County; 100 in Trumbull; and 60 in Columbiana.

There were 20,951 people tested Wednesday, according to the state dashboard. The daily percent of positive tests was 5.8 percent. The seven-day moving average for positive tests is 6 percent.

Statewide, 65,788 COVID-19 patients are presumed to have recovered from the virus. That includes 1,757 patients in Mahoning County; 1,041 patients in Trumbull; and 1,362 in Columbiana. That metric is measured as the number of COVID-19 patients whose symptoms reportedly began more than 21 days ago but who have not died.

Mahoning County's 250 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 ninth-highest number of total cases in the state. With an estimated population of 228,683 people and 2,371 confirmed cases as of today, that's about one case of the virus for every 96 people.

Columbiana County has the 13th-highest number of total cases in the state. Trumbull County has the 15th-highest.




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