The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has continued to keep tabs on COVID-19, even though it seems more people now are dealing with the flu or RSV. However, the department has 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.
85,632,857 total vaccines administered.
72.4 percent of the population has been vaccinated with a primary series.
37,481 people a day are receiving COVID-19 vaccination (average daily dose count over seven days).
California has 10,651,573 confirmed cases to date.
The current average case count is 5,446 (average daily case count over seven days).
During October 2022, unvaccinated people were 2.2 times more likely to get COVID-19 than people who were vaccinated with at least a primary series.
The testing positivity rate is 10.8% (average rate over 7 days).
There are 3,793 hospitalizations statewide.
There are 408 ICU patients statewide.
During October 2022, unvaccinated people were 2.4 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than people who were vaccinated with at least a primary series.
There have been 96,803 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
COVID-19 claims the lives of 14 Californians each day (average daily death count over seven days).
During October 2022, unvaccinated people were 3.1 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than people who were vaccinated with at least a primary series.