Sacramento–The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 2,535 confirmed cases. The increase in testing numbers reported today largely come from commercial, provider and academic labs that have increased testing capacity and are now reporting that data to the state. The biggest labs included in this count include Quest, LabCorp, Kaiser, University of California and Stanford.
COVID-19 in California by the Numbers
Note: The following numbers reflect information received by local health jurisdictions as of 2 p.m. PDT March 24.
2,535 – Positive cases
53 – Deaths (including one non-California resident)
- 707 – Community-acquired cases
- 1,828 – Cases acquired through person-to-person transmission, travel (including cruise ship passengers), repatriation, or under investigation.
- This includes 35 health care workers.
Ages of all confirmed positive cases:
- Age 0-17: 37 cases
- Age 18-49: 1,278 cases
- Age 50-64: 638 cases
- Age 65+: 562 cases
- Unknown: 20 cases
Gender of all confirmed positive cases:
- Female: 1,117 cases
- Male: 1,389 cases
- Unknown: 29 cases