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. The most up to date data is available on the state’s COVID-19 data dashboard.
Statewide COVID-19 Data
Rates of cases, hospitalizations and deaths are highest among unvaccinated individuals and lowest among boosted individuals. This is true for all age groups. See additional data for unvaccinated and vaccinated cases, hospitalizations, and deaths.
- 76,314,328 total vaccines administered.
- 83.5% of the eligible population (5+) has been vaccinated with at least one dose.
- 51,958 people a day are receiving COVID-19 vaccination (average daily dose count over 7 days).
- California has 8,955,662 confirmed cases to date.
- Today’s average case count is 13,263 (average daily case count over 7 days).
- Unvaccinated people are 4.8 times more likely to get COVID-19 than boosted individuals (May 2, 2022 – May 8, 2022).
- The testing positivity rate is 7.9% (average rate over 7 days).
- There are 2,281 hospitalizations statewide.
- There are 242 ICU patients statewide.
- Unvaccinated people are 6.8 times more likely to be hospitalized than boosted individuals (May 2, 2022 – May 8, 2022).
- There have been 90,719 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
- COVID-19 claims the lives of 8 Californians each day (average daily death count over 7 days).
- Unvaccinated people are 10.1 times more likely to die than boosted individuals (April 25, 2022 – May 1, 2022).