COLUMBUS — For the fourth straight day, Ohio is reporting more than 700 confirmed new coronavirus cases.
Today's report from the Ohio Department of Health shows 734 new cases of COVID-19 for a total of 47,524.
That increase continues the state's trend that saw 951 new cases on Friday, 797 on Saturday and 821 on Sunday. Friday's number was the largest one-day hike since April 20 and the fourth largest one-day spike throughout the entire pandemic.
Ohio also has 3,522 probable cases.
Statewide, 7,746 people have been hospitalized since the pandemic began, with 1,961 needing intensive care units. Those numbers increased by 65 and 15, respectively, from Sunday.
There are 1,736 overall cases in Mahoning County, 824 in Trumbull and 1,217 in Columbiana. Columbiana's total increased by 117 since Friday.
Statewide, there have been 2,575 confirmed deaths, including 228 in Mahoning County, 61 in Trumbull and 59 in Columbiana.
Mahoning County's 228 deaths remain the fourth-highest among 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 eighth-highest number of total cases in the state. With an estimated population of 228,683 people, it has about one case of the virus for every 132 people.
Columbiana County is 11th in the state in having the most cases.