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.

Vaccine Eligibility to Everyone over 6 Months of Age

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility has recently expanded to everyone over 6 months of age. Parents of young children may vaccinate their children against COVID-19 with both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine.

In alignment with California’s SMARTER Plan, the state is operationally ready to immediately begin administering vaccines for infants and toddlers aged 6 months and older this week. To find a vaccine, visit the My Turn webpage or call 1-833-422-4255. Parents can also talk to their child’s health care provider, or visit Vaccinate All 58 to learn more about the safe and effective vaccines available for all Californians aged 6 months and older.

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.


  • 77,234,258 total vaccines administered.
  • 83.8% of the population (5+) has been vaccinated with at least one dose.
  • 35,537 people a day are receiving COVID-19 vaccination (average daily dose count over 7 days).



  • California has 9,264,968 confirmed cases to date.
  • Today’s average case count is 14,380 (average daily case count over 7 days).
  • Unvaccinated people are 5.3 times more likely to get COVID-19 than boosted individuals (May 23, 2022 – May 29, 2022).



  • The testing positivity rate is 11.4% (average rate over 7 days).


  • There are 2,862 hospitalizations statewide.
  • There are 310 ICU patients statewide.
  • Unvaccinated people are 7.4 times more likely to be hospitalized than boosted individuals (May 23, 2022 – May 29, 2022).



  • There have been 91,314 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
  • COVID-19 claims the lives of 15 Californians each day (average daily death count over 7 days).
  • Unvaccinated people are 10.5 times more likely to die than boosted individuals (May 16, 2022 – May 22, 2022).