State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
- The 7-day average number of new cases is 8,555 per day. The 7-day average from the week prior was 9,920. California has 485,502 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed.
- There have been 7,633,840 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 116,374 over the prior 24-hour reporting period. As testing capacity continues to increase across the state, an increase in the number of positive cases has been expected – increasing the importance of positivity rates to find signs of community spread.
- There have been 8,909 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
- A total of 37 counties are required to close indoor operations for certain sectors based on the July 13 order to slow community transmission.