State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

State Rescinds Hospital Surge Public Health Order

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19. Additionally, CDPH announced that due to improving conditions at hospitals statewide, including the continuing decline in positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, it has rescinded the Hospital Surge Public Health Order. The order was implemented in early January to ensure that hospitals could continue to care for critically ill Californians suffering from COVID-19 as well as other life-threatening conditions during the state’s surge in cases and hospitalizations.

Statewide COVID-19 Data as of Today

  • California has 3,308,468 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed.

  • There were 14,021 newly recorded confirmed cases Thursday.

  • The 7-day positivity rate is 5.8% and the 14-day positivity rate is 6.6%.

  • There have been 43,433,104 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 197,777 during 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 43,024 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

  • As of February 5, providers have reported administering a total of 4,199,626 vaccine doses statewide. Numbers do not represent true day-to-day change as reporting may be delayed. The CDC reports that 6,803,450 doses have been delivered to entities within the state, and 6,981,275 vaccine doses, which includes the first and second dose, have been shipped.


Blueprint for a Safer Economy

With the Regional Stay at Home Order rescinded statewide as of January 25, all counties are now under the rules and framework of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy and color-coded tiers that indicate which activities and businesses are open based on local case rates and test positivity.

As of February 2, 2021:

  • 54 counties are in the Purple Tier
  • 1 county is in the Red Tier (Mariposa)
  • 3 counties are in the Orange Tier (Alpine, Sierra and Trinity)
  • No counties are in the Yellow Tier


Blueprint tiers are updated weekly on Tuesdays. Find the status of activities in specific counties.