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Trumbull County reports 191 new coronavirus cases, 1 new death

A total of 150 people have died in the county to date, according to the district.
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WARREN — Trumbull County has reported a total of 5,920 cases of COVID-19 to date, which includes 191 new cases reported today, according to Trumbull County Combined Health District.

Of those total reported cases, about 2,513 are presumed to be active infections. 

The county reported one new death today. A total of 150 people have died in the county to date, according to the district.

Seven cases were removed since they were reported as duplicates, and one was removed as living out of our county, according to the district.

The county is monitoring another 59 people in quarantine for symptoms of the virus. There are 182 people being quarantined for monitoring in the city of Warren. The county is not currently monitoring any additional “suspect cases” through the Ohio Disease Reporting System.

A total of 2,607 people in the county, including 1,013 from Warren, have completed quarantine periods and have been released.

A total of 3,257 people in the county are presumed to have recovered from the virus as of Friday, according to the Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard. 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.

The county reported no new hospitalizations today. A total of 349 people have been hospitalized for COVID-19 in the county to date. Of the county's total cases to date, 2,707 are male and 3,213 are female. Their ages range from infancy to 102 years old.

Trumbull County on Wednesday was placed on the state's watch list for the highest alert level under the state's coronavirus risk map. If Trumbull County continues to meet six of the Ohio Public Health Advisory System's seven risk indicators next week, it will be elevated to Level 4 "purple" alert status.

Trumbull County, as of Friday, meets five of the system's seven risk indicators:

  • The county has reported 1,626 new cases in the last two weeks, which is about 821 new cases per 100,000 people. Counties meet this indicator if reporting more than 50 cases per 100,000 people over the past two weeks.
  • The county reported a consecutive, at least five-day increase in the seven-day average of new cases over the past three weeks. On Nov. 8, that average was 104 new cases. It rose to an average of about 152 new cases on Nov. 19.
  • Between 82 percent and 97 percent of the county’s new cases in each of the last three weeks were reported outside of group settings such as long-term care or correctional facilities. Counties meet this indicator if weekly noncongregate cases from at least one of the last three weeks was more than 50 percent.
  • The county reported a consecutive, at least five-day increase in its seven-day average of emergency department visits for COVID-like illness within the past three weeks. On Nov. 4, that average was six visits. It rose to an average 24 new visits on Nov. 16.
  • The county reported a consecutive, at least five-day increase in its seven-day average of outpatient visits for COVID-like illness, which are then followed by a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 diagnosis, within the past three weeks. On Nov. 8, that average was 14 visits. It rose to an average 20 visits on Nov. 13.
  • The county reported intensive care unit bed occupancy rates over 80 percent every day the week of Nov. 18. The county also reported more than 20 percent of ICU beds were occupied by COVID-19 patients every day last week. Counties meet that indicator if the percentage of occupied ICU beds rises above 80 percent for three days in the last week and if more than 20 percent of ICU beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients. 

Trumbull County on Friday had the 16th-highest number of total cases in the state, as well as the 10th-highest total deaths, according to ODH.