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.