(WKBN) – The Ohio Department of Health reported 6,250 positive COVID-19 cases in the state Saturday and related 247 deaths.
Forty-eight percent of the deaths occurred in those over the age of 80, with the median age of fatal cases at 79. There were no deaths in those under the age of 29, but four deaths of those between the ages of 30 and 49.
In addition, 1,859 people were hospitalized.
That’s up from the 5,878 cases and 231 deaths reported on Friday.
Mahoning County again recorded the highest number of coronavirus-related deaths at 31. The county had 375 cases and 158 hospitalizations.
Friday, there were 358 cases and 31 deaths in Mahoning County.
Saturday, Trumbull County recorded 155 cases — up from 148 on Friday. No new deaths were reported in the county; that number stands at eight.
Columbiana County reported 96 cases and six deaths — up from 92 cases on Friday (no new deaths were reported).
For more information and a county-by-county breakdown, click here.
Gov. Mike DeWine is not providing a briefing over the weekend. He will continue with his daily briefings on Monday.