Weekly COVID-19 cases in Ohio drop slightly
The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio rose by 42,972 last week, which is about 5,200 cases fewer than the number of cases one week earlier.
The state had 53,344 cases the week ending Sept. 11, which was the peak number in Ohio since Jan. 16.
The state had 349 additional COVID-19 deaths for the week that ended Saturday, according to data from the Ohio Department of Health. The state had 317 deaths the week ending Sept. 18.
Locally, Trumbull County’s 757 additional cases last week was 45 more cases than the county had the previous week.
Mahoning County’s 1,001 new cases last week was 25 more cases than the county had the week before.
Columbiana County’s 638 additional cases last week is 120 more than the county had the week before.
Deaths rose by eight in Trumbull County last week to 516. Deaths rose by six last week to 643 in Mahoning County, and they rose by three in Columbiana County.
Deaths across the state rose by 349 last week to 21,820.
Cases in Trumbull County rose by 130 Saturday compared to Friday, 148 in Mahoning County on Saturday compared to Friday and 84 in Columbiana County on Saturday compared to Friday.
COVID-19 by the numbers
The number of cases, changes in cases and deaths in counties in the region and statewide as of Saturday:
County Cases Change since Change since Deaths*
yesterday last week
Trumbull 20,257 +130 +757 516
Mahoning 27,463 +148 +1,001 643
Columbiana 11,980 +84 +638 242
Ohio 1,385,749 +5,379 +42,972 21,820
*Deaths as of Friday
SOURCE: Ohio Department of Health