Coronavirus hospitalizations in California are reaching new levels, with nearly 6,000 Covid-19 patients.
This is a 3.4% one-day increase as almost 200 more patients were admitted. There are also a record number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care units, according to data from California Department of Public Health.
CDPH is recording at least 6,448 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, adding 111 fatalities in today’s report.
The positivity rate in California over the past two weeks stands at 6.8% with about 4.9 million tests conducted to date.
NOTE: These numbers were released by the California Department of Public Health, and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project