The number of Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations in California continue to rise, according to a press release from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
The CDPH reports the seven day average number of new cases is 9,852, up from last week’s average of 9,127.
There are currently 6,912 people in the hospital with confirmed Covid-19 cases, and 1,993 of those are in the ICU.
So far, 8,146 people have died in the state, according to the CDPH.
As of Sunday, 36 counties are on the state's watch list and have been ordered to close many of their indoor operations.