California is breaking records again, this time setting yet another daily high for confirmed coronavirus cases with at least 5,019 recorded Monday. This is the fourth daily case record in the state over the past week, according to data provided by California Department of Public Health.
Hospitalizations are also at their highest to date for confirmed cases, with more than 3,700 people currently receiving in-patient treatment. Those in intensive care — nearly 1,200 patients — are just below the all-time high for California which was recorded in April.
More than 3.4 million people have been tested for Covid-19 in California to date, and about 4.9% of those have tested positive for the virus.
More than 183,000 people in California have contracted coronavirus and more than 5,500 have died as a result, the data shows.