Meanwhile, just less than 52.8 percent of the state at least had started the vaccination process as of Saturday. Almost 51 percent of Mahoning County’s population has started the process, along with 48.74 percent of the population of Trumbull County and 41.32 percent of the population of Columbiana County. Today’s breaking news and more in your inbox
In the last week, Mahoning County has reported 798 new cases of the coronavirus, with 142 of those reported Saturday. The county’s total case count sits at 25,486, giving it the 11th-highest case count in the state. With 627 deaths reported as of Friday, Mahoning County has the ninth-most deaths, ODH statistics show. The 8,405 new cases statewide is well above the 21-day average of 5,494.
Trumbull and Columbiana counties both reported about 540 new cases in the past week, bringing up their respective totals to 18,788 and 10,826. Trumbull County ranks 19th in cases and 11th in deaths, and Columbiana ranks 28th in cases and 21st in deaths, according to the ODH. Friday, more than 9,000 new cases were reported for the first time since Jan. 8.
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