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Ohio surpasses 33,000 COVID-19 cases

Ohio's death toll increased by six to 1,944.
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COLUMBUS — The state is reporting a total of 33,073 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, or COVID-19, according to the latest figures from the Ohio Department of Health,

The confirmed cases total is 434 more than reported Saturday. The increase from Friday to Saturday was 437.

The state also is reporting 2,440 "probable cases," which is a new expanded case definition provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 45 more than in Saturday's report.

Statewide, 6,049 people have been hospitalized, 1,556 of whom are in intensive care units. Those numbers are up 38 and 8, respectively, from Saturday

There are 1,431 cases in Mahoning County; 573 in Trumbull; and 793 in Columbiana.

Statewide, there have been 1,944 confirmed deaths, including 174 in Mahoning County; 48 in Trumbull; and 53 in Columbiana; along with another 211 “probable deaths.” The confirmed death total is six more than reported on Saturday.

Mahoning County's 174 reported COVID-19 death total is 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. Summit County is fifth with 173 deaths.

Mahoning County has the seventh-highest number of total cases in the state and Columbiana is 10th.