COVID-19 cases are continuing to climb in the Mahoning Valley with Mahoning and Trumbull counties reaching the high level transmission risk and Columbiana County bumping up to the medium level.

This week, Mahoning County has reported 751 cases (315.3 per 100k), Trumbull County has reported 582 cases (294.0 per 100k) and Columbiana County has reported 293 cases (287.6 per 100k).

Meanwhile in the Shenango Valley Mercer County is also in the high level for transmission risk, but Lawrence County still remains in the low level.

Nearly half of Ohio's 88 counties are now in the high level for transmission risk. In Pennsylvania, Mercer is just one of four counties in the commonwealth with a high level.

Check back to 21 News every Thursday for the latest updates on COVID-19 cases per 100k.