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 3,667,550 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed.

  • There were 959 newly recorded confirmed cases Tuesday.

  • The 7-day positivity rate is 0.9%.

  • There have been 63,569,249 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 91,321 during the prior 24-hour reporting period.

  • There have been 61,555 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

  • As of May 19, providers have reported administering a total of 35,091,346 vaccine doses statewide. The CDC reports that 44,223,720 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

As of May 13, vaccination appointments for individuals aged 12+ can be made by visiting The consent of a parent or legal guardian may be needed for those between the ages of 12 and 17 to receive a vaccination. 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 17)

  • 0 counties in the Purple (widespread) Tier
  • 10 counties in the Red (substantial) Tier
  • 35 counties in Orange (moderate) Tier
  • 13 counties in Yellow (minimal) Tier

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