COVID-19 cases increase by 944 in Ohio

The weekend saw an increase of 944 COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total to 93,031.

The Ohio Department of Health reported 3,529 deaths statewide Sunday, an increase of 14.

Wednesday to Friday set a new record high for a three-day span with 4,662 cases reported statewide.

To address this, the Ohio Liquor Control Commission voted 3-0 Friday to have bars stop serving alcohol at 10 p.m. and close at 11 p.m. after Gov. Mike DeWine recommended it Thursday, citing “grave concerns about the spread of coronavirus at establishments that serve alcohol for on-site consumption.”

Trumbull County on Sunday reported 13 new cases, bringing the total to 1,421. Deaths increased by one to 103. Mahoning County added 10 cases for a total of 2,393, with deaths remaining at 253.

Columbiana County reported just four new cases, bringing its total to 1,570, and no new deaths with that total staying at 60.

The Ohio Public Health Advisory System map has most counties at Level 2, including Mahoning, Columbiana and Trumbull.

COVID-19 by the numbers

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

County Cases Change since Change since Deaths

yesterday last week

Trumbull 1,421 +13 +121 103

Mahoning 2,393 +10 +135 253

Columbiana 1,570 +4 +78 60

Ohio 93,031 +944 +8,958 3,529

SOURCE: Ohio Department of Health


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