As Ohio reaches 5,000 virus deaths, Mahoning County in top 5


There are five counties, including Mahoning County, that have reported the most deaths

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio has topped 5,000 COVID-19 deaths in the state.

Mahoning County is among the top five counties with the most deaths.

  • Cuyahoga: 667
  • Franklin: 635
  • Lucas: 370
  • Hamilton: 337
  • Mahoning: 282

As of Monday, there have been 5,005 deaths from the virus in Ohio.

Both Mahoning and Trumbull counties entered into the red level last week on the Ohio Health Public Advisory System, an indicator that there is very high exposure and spread.

There have been 170,179 total confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state since the pandemic began.

About 143,826 people are presumed to have recovered from the illness in the state.

Here are the Ohio counties with the most coronavirus cases:

  • Franklin: 29,327
  • Cuyahoga: 18,538
  • Hamilton: 14,773
  • Montgomery: 9,075
  • Lucas: 7,793

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