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Trumbull County reports 6 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

Of the county's 1,873 total reported cases, about 87 are presumed to be active infections.
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WARREN — Trumbull County has reported a total 1,873 cases of COVID-19 to date, which includes six new cases reported today, according to Trumbull County Combined Health District.

Of those total reported cases, about 87 are presumed to be active infections.

The county reported one new death today. A total of 130 people have died in the county to date, according to the district.

Of the six new cases since Thursday, one was reported in a group setting such as a long-term care or correctional facility. One of the county’s total cases was removed from its tally due to the person living out of state.

Tonight’s high school football contest between Champion and Brookfield is the first to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The game was moved to Oct. 23 after two Champion players tested positive for COVID-19.

Although Newton Falls Exempted Village School District has reverted to online classes because of positive coronavirus tests, tonight’s Newton Falls-Crestview game is still being played.

The county is monitoring another 105 people in quarantine for symptoms of the virus. There are 31 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 1,344 people in the county, including 481 from Warren, have completed quarantine periods and been released.

A total of 1,656 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 did not report any new hospitalizations today. A total of 287 people have been hospitalized in the county to date.

Of the county's total cases to date, 830 are male and 1,043 are female. Their ages range infancy to 102 years old.

Trumbull County remains at state’s level 1 “yellow” alert status under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System map, as the county meets only one of the system's seven risk indicators:

Between 74 percent and 100 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, according to the map. Counties meet that indicator if weekly non-congregate cases from at least one of the last three weeks was over 50 percent. All of the county’s new cases reported between Sept. 16 and Sept. 22 were outside of group settings.

Trumbull County on Friday had the 18th-highest number of total cases in the state, as well as the 9th-highest total deaths, according to ODH.

Trumbull County Combined Health District maintains a dedicated hotline to report complaints for violations of pandemic orders or guidelines, including the statewide mask order that took effect July 23. That number is 330-675-7841. The district urges residents not to call 911 for complaints.

Below is Trumbull County's most recent profile on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System map, updated Sept. 24. To view a full-size version, click here:

 




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