Two Trumbull County nursing homes saw a small jump in COVID-19 cases this week, but virtually all other virus metrics were down at Mahoning Valley nursing homes and jails this week. week.
The two Trumbull facilities with increases were Laurie Ann Nursing Home in Newton Falls, which has two patient cases and six staff cases this week, and O’Brien Memorial Health Care Center Nursing Home in Masury, which has four patient cases and two staff members. cases this week, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
Both facilities had few to no cases last week.
A number of Mahoning County nursing homes and assisted living facilities had a few cases this week, much like last week, but not in large numbers. The number also remains low at facilities in Columbiana County.
Statewide, the number of patient cases continued to decline this week. There were 1,380 patient cases this week, compared to 1,539 last week. There were 1,303 personnel cases this week, compared to 1,452 last week.
The number of deaths associated with nursing homes in the region remained the same as last week.
And the three prisons in the area — the Northeast Ohio Private Correctional Center in Youngstown, the Ohio State Penitentiary in Youngstown and the Trumbull Correctional Facility in Leavittsburg — had no cases. staff or inmate this week.
In state prisons, the number of cases fell to 12 among staff and 18 among inmates, a decrease in staff cases and a slight increase in inmate cases.