COVID-19 Updates for March 9
SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the most recent statistics on COVID-19 in California. 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.
- 88,280,319 total vaccines administered.
- 72.7% of the population has been vaccinated with a primary series.
- 8,995 people a day are receiving COVID-19 vaccination (average daily dose count over 7 days).
- California has 11,146,227 confirmed cases to date.
- Today’s average case count is 2,612 (average daily case count over 7 days).
- During January 2023, 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 5.9% (average rate over 7 days).
- There are 2,375 hospitalizations statewide.
- There are 279 ICU patients statewide.
- During January 2023, unvaccinated people were 2.6 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than people who were vaccinated with at least a primary series.
- There have been 100,640 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
- COVID-19 claims the lives of 17 Californians each day (average daily death count over 7 days).
- During January 2023, unvaccinated people were 2.9 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than people who were vaccinated with at least a primary series.
COVID-19 Guidance Updates
Last week, CDPH announced updates to several state public health officer orders that have guided Californians on how to best protect themselves and their families throughout the pandemic. Critical tools to fight COVID-19 remain available to everyone at low or no cost. This includes access to COVID-19 vaccines, testing, and treatment.
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