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 3,655,922 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed.

  • There were 1,377 newly recorded confirmed cases Sunday.

  • The 7-day positivity rate is 1.0%.

  • There have been 62,051,055 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 223,384 during the prior 24-hour reporting period.

  • There have been 61,241 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

  • As of May 10, providers have reported administering a total of 32,669,323 vaccine doses statewide. The CDC reports that 40,942,280 doses have been delivered to entities within the state. 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.


Tracking COVID-19 in California

Vaccine Eligibility

Individuals age 16+ are eligible to make an appointment to be vaccinated. Visit to make an appointment or visit Vaccinate All 58 to learn more about the safe and effective vaccines available.

Blueprint for a Safer Economy

All counties are 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 always, local public health departments may implement policies that are more restrictive than the state.

Blueprint Summary (as of May 4)

  • 0 counties in the Purple (widespread) Tier
  • 12 counties in the Red (substantial) Tier
  • 39 counties in Orange (moderate) Tier
  • 7 counties in Yellow (minimal) Tier

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

Health Care Workers

As of May 9, local health departments have reported 109,302 confirmed positive cases in health care workers and 458 deaths statewide.

Testing Turnaround Time

The testing turnaround time dashboard reports how long California patients are waiting for COVID-19 test results. During the week of April 25 to May 1, the average time patients waited for test results was just under one day. During this same time period, 82% of patients received test results in one day and 96% received them within two days.

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

As of May 3, there have been 503 cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) reported statewide. MIS-C is a rare inflammatory condition associated with COVID-19 that can damage multiple organ systems. MIS-C can require hospitalization and be life threatening.