Valley adds 83 additional covid cases, Ohio adds 2,306
The Ohio Department of Health is reporting 2,306 additional cases of COVID-19 in the state as of Friday, Feb. 19. This new number is below the three-week average of 2,910 cases per day. There have been 949,695 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in the state since the beginning of the pandemic.
The state is reporting 82 covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours, which is below the 221-day average of 268, however, the 3-week average numbers are inflated after the Department of Health announced Feb. 10 that statewide death tolls have been underreported by as many as 4,000 people. The deaths uncounted from November and December have been added into recent death total counts. 16,693 people have died from covid-related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
152 people were admitted to the hospital for covid in the last 24 hours in the state, which is just under the 21-day average of 155 cases. There have been 12 ICU admissions in the last day, also below the three-week average of 17 per day.
Mahoning County has 38 additional cases of covid since Thursday, with 19,072 cases total. There were two hospitalizations in the last 24 hours and 907 total since March. The number of deaths is listed at 528 for the county.
Trumbull County is reporting 29 additional cases, with 13,991 total confirmed and probable cases. There were no new hospital admissions for covid in the last day, and there have been 998 hospitalizations total. There have been 445 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
Columbiana County is reporting 16 additional covid cases in the last day, with 7,985 total cases. There were no new hospital admissions for covid in the last day in the county, and there have been 460 hospitalizations total. There have been 176 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.