Mahoning County reports new COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths

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Mahoning County total cases rise to 552 and 45 deaths

Editor’s note: This story corrects the percentage of long-term care residents who tested positive for coronavirus, which is 47 percent. We regret the error.

MAHONING CO., Ohio (WYTV) – Mahoning County Public Health is reporting 552 positive COVID-19 cases, including 203 hospitalizations and 45 deaths.

That’s up from 523 cases and 41 deaths reported on Thursday.

According to Mahoning County Public Health, 96 percent of the victims who died had underlying health conditions and 47 percent were long-term care residents.

The median age range of positive cases is 61 with 45 percent being men and 55 percent being women.

The City of Youngstown released its own statistics Friday. The city is reporting 84 people have tested positive for COVID-19, 35 are hospitalized and six have died.

The number of deaths is according to the date reported and not the actual date of death. The date of COVID-19 death notification can sometimes be delayed.

The numbers released by the county health department were not reflected in the total released by the Ohio Department of Health on Wednesday afternoon.

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