At least 157 Covid-19-related deaths were being reported in California in the past 24 hours, marking a single-day high for number of coronavirus deaths in the state.
These new deaths bring the state’s death toll to more than 8,000, according to data from California Department of Public Health.
California added 12,040 more confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, for a total of 425,616 total cases since the pandemic began. This is the second highest daily uptick, following only yesterday's reported high of 12,807.
The positivity rate in the Golden State over the past two weeks stands at 7.6%.
The number of hospitalized patients and those in intensive care units are down slightly in the past day.
Note: These numbers were released by California Department of Public Health, and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database, which is drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.