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Case numbers continue to rise in state and Valley

COVID-19 cases continued to rise Wednesday in the state and in the Mahoning Valley.

Cases increased by 12 in Mahoning County, by 10 in Trumbull County and by eight in

Columbiana County, according to data from the Ohio Department of Health.

In Mahoning County, ODH reported a total of 3,126 cases, 282 deaths, 497 hospitalizations and 2,644 people in recovery.

In Trumbull County, there have been 1,931 cases, 348 hospitalizations, 132 deaths and 1,687 people presumed to be in recovery.

There have been 1,959 cases in Columbiana County, with 219 hospitalizations, 80 deaths and 1,819 presumed recovered.

The state increased new cases by 1,080 Wednesday, bringing the total to 153,987. Statewide, ODH reports a total of 15,516 hospitalizations, 4,804 deaths and 132,980 presumed recovered.

There were 21 new deaths statewide reported Wednesday. Over the past 21 days, an average of 23 deaths per day statewide have been reported. There has been an average of 1,001 new cases reported daily over the past 21 days.

Over the past 21 days, the highest daily death count was 87, on Sept. 15. The highest number of new cases in the last 21 days was on Sept. 12, when 1,242 were reported.

Though the 21-day average for new hospitalizations is 68, 103 new hospitalizations were reported Wednesday, the second-highest number in the past 21 days. On Tuesday, 106 new hospitalizations were reported.

COVID-19 by the numbers

The number of cases, changes in cases and deaths in counties in the region and statewide as of Wednesday:

County Cases Change since Change since Deaths

yesterday last week

Trumbull 1,931 +12 +70 132

Mahoning 3,126 +10 +112 282

Columbiana 1,959 +8 +36 80

Ohio 153,987 +1,080 +7,234 4,804

SOURCE: Ohio Department of Health

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