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.
Effective September 12, 2022, CDPH will transition to publicly reporting COVID-19 data one day a week. Specifically, data on COVID-19 cases, test positivity, hospitalizations, ICU numbers and availability, deaths and vaccine coverage will be reported on CDPH’s public dashboards (Tracking COVID-19 in California – Coronavirus COVID-19 Response) only on Thursdays. In addition, CDPH’s regular COVID-19 News Release will now be distributed weekly, also on Thursdays.
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.
- 79,697,832 total vaccines administered.
- 80.2% of the population has been vaccinated with at least one dose.
- 7,588 people a day are receiving COVID-19 vaccination (average daily dose count over 7 days).
- California has 10,329,995 confirmed cases to date.
- Today’s average case count is 6,338 (average daily case count over 7 days).
- During July 2022, unvaccinated people were 2.6 times more likely to get COVID-19 than people who were vaccinated with at least a primary series.
- The testing positivity rate is 7.8% (average rate over 7 days).
- There are 2,865 hospitalizations statewide.
- There are 370 ICU patients statewide.
- During July 2022, unvaccinated people were 3.0 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than people who were vaccinated with at least a primary series.
- There have been 94,558 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
- COVID-19 claims the lives of 30 Californians each day (average daily death count over 7 days).
- During July 2022, unvaccinated people were 3.6 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than people who were vaccinated with at least a primary series.
Upcoming Website Maintenance
CDPH will be performing scheduled server maintenance on Saturday, September 17 from approximately 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. During this time, all CDPH webpages will be unavailable.