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State passes 5,000 COVID-19 deaths

The state surpassed 5,000 deaths caused by COVID-19, and 170,000 cases of the coronavirus on Monday, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

The state reported 5,005 deaths Monday, six more than the day before, and 1,430 new cases, bringing the state total to 170,179.

In Mahoning County, 17 new cases were reported Monday, bringing the total to 3,388. No new deaths were reported, leaving the total at 282, according to ODH.

Eleven new cases were reported in Trumbull County, where 2,093 cases have been reported and 133 deaths.

Ten new cases in Columbiana County brings the total to 2,024, and deaths remain at 86.

All three counties remain in elevated states of concern when it comes to spread of the virus, Mahoning and Trumbull counties are at the red level, a level short of the highest alert level. Columbiana County is at orange, a step above the lowest alert level, yellow.

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