California Department of Public Health send news release about latest COVID-19 facts on Monday, Mar. 23 at 10:03 am PDT as following:
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 1,733 confirmed cases. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public Health website.
COVID-19 in California by the Numbers
Note: The following numbers reflect information received by local health jurisdictions as of 2 p.m. PDT March 22. More current numbers may be available from local health jurisdictions.
1,733 – Positive cases
27 – Deaths (including one non-California resident)
Ages of all confirmed positive cases:
Age 0-17: 25 cases
Age 18-49: 837 cases
Age 50-64: 442 cases
Age 65+: 415 cases
Unknown: 14 cases
1,709 – Cases not related to repatriation flights
165 – Person to person
474– Community transmission
950 – Under investigation
24 – Cases of positive tests related to federal repatriation flights
22 – State and county health labs currently testing
In order to better focus public health resources on the changing needs of California communities, on March 18, the state is no longer collecting information about California travelers returning from countries that have confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks. Community transmission of COVID-19 has been identified in California since late February, and since early March, most of the confirmed cases in the state were not related to travel outside of the United States.
Testing in California
As of 2 p.m. PDT on March 22, approximately 26,400 tests had been conducted in California. This includes the latest numbers California has received from commercial and private labs. At least 14,317 results have been received and another 12,100 are pending.
March 23, 2020