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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.


Statewide COVID-19 Data as of Today

  • California has 4,557,285 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed.
  • There were 4,091 newly reported confirmed cases Monday.
  • Cases are occurring largely among unvaccinated populations. See the data for vaccinated and unvaccinated cases.
    • For the week of September 19 – September 25, the average case rate among unvaccinated Californians age 16 or older is 43.5 per 100,000 per day and the average case rate among vaccinated Californians age 16 or older is significantly lower at 6.1 per 100,000 per day.
    • The great majority of new cases are among unvaccinated individuals. The rate among the unvaccinated is 7.1 times the rate among the vaccinated.
  • The 7-day positivity rate is 2.1%.
  • There have been 96,482,901 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 285,722 during the prior 24-hour reporting period.
  • There have been 69,756 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
  • As of October 12, according to the CDC, 85.1% of eligible Californians have received at least one dose. Providers have reported to CDPH that a total of 50,679,798 vaccine doses have been administered statewide. Numbers do not represent true day-to-day change as reporting may be delayed. For more vaccination data, visit the COVID-19 Vaccine Data Dashboard.

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