The California Department of Public Health announced 15,442 new Covid-19 cases in a press release Saturday.
This marks a record high in newly reported cases in the state, shattering Friday's highest case count of 13,005. The previous high was reported in July with 12,807 new cases.
There have now been a total of 1,087,714 confirmed cases in California, the release said.
The seven-day positivity rate is 6.1% and the 14-day positivity rate is 5.4%, according to the release.