Mahoning County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths


The median age in cases is 64, with 37% male and 63% female

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Mahoning County has reported 20 new COVID-19 cases and 12 new deaths since Friday’s release.

In all, there have been 1,592 cases, 334 hospitalizations and 216 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

In Youngstown, there have been 377 cases, 68 hospitalizations and 34 deaths.

The median age in cases is 64, with 37% male and 63% female.

Seventy percent of deaths were in people 80 or over. Of the total number of deaths, 75% were from long-term healthcare facilities and 99% had underlying health conditions.

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

Numbers may differ slightly from what is released by the Ohio Department of Health at the time of their 2 p.m. daily update.

The daily increase does not indicate the number of individuals who have died in the last 24 hours. Calculated percentages can vary day by day due to the small numbers involved. The number reported includes both confirmed and probable cases.

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