California reported 43,608 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, according to the state's Department of Public Health.
The daily caseload "is slightly higher than normal as it includes some cases from previous days," the department noted.
The state also reported 272 new virus-related deaths on Saturday.
On Thursday, California reported 379 fatalities from Covid-19, the highest daily death toll since the pandemic started.
To date, California has reported a total of 1,807,982 coronavirus cases and 22,432 deaths, according to its health department.
NOTE: These numbers were released by the California Department of Public Health and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.