Note for March 4, 2021

The vaccines administered data for March 4, 2021, is only a partial update. The remaining vaccination data will be included in the March 5, 2021, update.

Update for March 4, 2021

As of March 4, California has 3,488,467 confirmed cases of COVID-19, resulting in 53,048 deaths. The number of COVID-related deaths increased by 0.5 percent from the prior day total of 52,775.

Cases
3,488,467 total
3,504 today
0.1% increase from prior day total
Deaths
53,048 total
273 today
0.5% increase from prior day total
Tests
49,147,685 total
119,637 today
0.2% increase from prior day total
Vaccines Administered
9,673,787 total

Updated March 4, 2021, with data from March 3, 2021.

Note: Numbers do not represent true day-over-day change as these results include cases from prior to yesterday. Arrows indicate whether the rate of growth is increasing or decreasing from prior day. All-time series data is by reported date (the date information was reported to the California Department of Public Health).

Vaccination data

COVID-19 vaccination is one of the most important tools to end the pandemic. We're tracking the progress of vaccinating Californians across the state.

See the data statewide and in each county

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Daily cases and deaths

California has 3,488,467 confirmed cases of COVID-19, resulting in 53,048 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 49,147,685, an increase of 119,637 tests from the prior day total. The rate of positive tests over the last 14 days is 2.5 percent.

Impact on hospitals and ICUs

The number of hospitalizations due to confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases in California reached a total of 4,967, a decrease of 143 from the prior day total. The number of ICU patients due to confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases in California reached a total of 1,327, a decrease of 76 from the prior day total.

More data and tools

California has collected a wide range of data to inform its response to COVID-19. We've developed tools to process and analyze this data. These data and tools are available to the public.

This data drives decisions that keep California healthy and safe

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 March 2, 2021

Tier assignments may occur any day of the week and may occur more than once a week. Select a county to see what region it’s in.

All data and tier assignments are based on results from week ending February 20, 2021. See how tiers are assigned and changed, as well as county historical data (California Blueprint Data Chart) at CDPH’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy framework. Learn about regional ICU capacity at CDPH’s ICU Data.

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.