State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
- California has 1,183,320 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed.
- There were 11,996 newly recorded confirmed cases Friday. Numbers do not represent true day-over-day change as these results include cases from prior to yesterday.
- The 7-day positivity rate is 6.0% and the 14-day positivity rate is 6.0%.
- There have been 23,573,182 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 257,264 over the prior 24-hour reporting period.
- As case numbers continue to rise in California, the total number of individuals who will have serious outcomes will also increase. There have been 19,089 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
County Tier Updates
Today CDPH updated the Blueprint for a Safer Economy county tiers based on data from November 16 to November 22, 2020 with a four-day lag.
Nine counties are moving to more restrictive tiers:
- Red (substantial) to Purple (widespread) Tier: Calaveras, Lake, Plumas, San Mateo and San Francisco
- Orange (moderate) to Purple (widespread) Tier: Modoc
- Orange (moderate) to Red (substantial) Tier: Alpine, Inyo, and Mariposa.
Counties are required to implement these tier changes on Sunday, November 29.