Daily coronavirus cases and 14-day totals of cases per 100,000 people are seeing declines across the state.

According to an analysis by the Southern California News Group, the seven-day average of 3,546 new cases from the coronavirus represents a 71% decline since its high of 9,935, July 23, according to an analysis of data from public health websites Saturday.

The seven-day average of 88 new deaths is a 41% drop from its Aug. 15 high of 150.

A comparison of 14-day totals of new cases per 100,000  between Aug. 29 and Sept. 11 also showed the state had a 27.6% drop in new cases per 100K from the previous 14-day totals, with 48 of the 58 counties showing declines.

Hospitalizations statewide are down 56% from their July 21 high of 8,820.  According to health agencies, there were 3,848 people in the hospital for COVID-related reasons on Friday, 175 fewer than reported the previous day.

California reported 2,067 new cases as of Sept. 12, bringing the total of those infected with the coronavirus to 754,501. There were 92 new deaths reported Saturday, or 14,297 total deaths.

All data on the state tracker is preliminary and subject to change.




Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Johns Hopkins University, the World Health Organization, the California Department of Public Health, The Associated Press, reporting counties and news sources


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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