State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

 SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 and updates on the state’s pandemic response. The most up to date data is available on the state’s COVID-19 data dashboard.

Statewide COVID-19 Data

Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are largely occurring among unvaccinated populations. See the data for unvaccinated and vaccinated cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

Vaccinations

  • 67,900,959 total vaccines administered.
  • 81.1% of the eligible population (5+) has been vaccinated with at least one dose.
  • 159,173 people a day are receiving COVID-19 vaccination (average daily dose count over 7 days).

Cases

  • California has 6,910,991 confirmed cases to date.
  • Today’s average case count is 110,967 (average daily case count over 7 days).

 Testing

  • The testing positivity rate is 20.9% (average rate over 7 days).

Hospitalizations

  • There are 15,179 hospitalizations statewide.
  • There are 2,404 ICU patients statewide.
  • Unvaccinated people were 6.0 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 (data from December 27, 2021 to January 2, 2022).

 Deaths

  • There have been 77,345 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
  • COVID-19 claims the lives of 44 Californians each day (average daily death count over 7 days).
  • Unvaccinated people were 17.8 times more likely to die from COVID-19 (data from December 20, 2021 to December 26, 2021).

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