Update for October 26, 2020

As of October 26, California has 901,010 confirmed cases of COVID-19, resulting in 17,357 deaths. The number of COVID-related deaths increased by 0.1 percent from the previous day's total of 17,345.

Updated October 26, 2020, with data from October 25, 2020.

Note: Numbers do not represent true day-over-day change as these results include cases from prior to yesterday.

Total Cases
901,010
2,981 today
0.3% daily increase
Total Deaths
17,357
12 today
0.1% daily increase
Total Tests
17,982,829
194,944 today
1.1% daily increase

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Daily cases and deaths

California has 901,010 confirmed cases of COVID-19, resulting in 17,357 deaths.

Note: Numbers do not represent true day-over-day change as these results include cases from prior to yesterday.

Testing for COVID-19

The number of COVID-19 diagnostic test results in California reached a total of 17,982,829, an increase of 194,944 tests from the previous day. The rate of positive tests over the last 14 days is 2.8 percent.

Impact on hospitals and ICUs

The number of hospitalizations due to confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases in California reached a total of 2,991, an increase of 22 from the previous day. The number of ICU patients due to confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases in California reached a total of 735, an increase of 13 from the previous day.

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California’s county risk levels

WIDESPREAD

Many non-essential indoor business operations are closed

SUBSTANTIAL

Some non-essential indoor business operations are closed

MODERATE

Some indoor business operations are open with modifications

MINIMAL

Most indoor business operations are open with modifications

Current tier assignments as of October 20, 2020

All data and tier assignments are updated weekly every Tuesday.

All data and tier assignments are based on results from week ending October 10, 2020. See how tiers are assigned and change, as well as county historical data (California Blueprint Data Chart) at the California Department of Public Health guidance page.

Infections by group

The distribution of confirmed COVID-19 cases reveals significant disparities within California’s overall racial and ethnic demographics, with Latino and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander groups having a disproportionate number of cases relative to their population in the state. Additional COVID-19 race and ethnicity data is available.

Note: Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding. Ethnicity is only available for a subset of the total number of deaths as reported by law enforcement.