Covid-related deaths in California top nearly 200 for the second-straight day, with 194 fatalities being reported by the California Department of Public Health.
At least 8,909 people have now died from coronavirus in the Golden State.
The state reported 10,197 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total tally to 485,502. For the past two weeks, California has averaged just over 9,100 additional cases each day.
The positivity rate in the state remains steady at 7.5%, with an average of 122,000 tests being conducted each day.
Hospitalization rates and those in intensive care units continue to trend down slightly.
Note: This report may include cases and deaths that occurred outside the most recent 24-hour period due to the possibility of reporting delays.