SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KION)
UPDATE 7/22/2020 12:30 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says California is seeing a record high number of COVID-19 cases.
In a single day, the state reported 12,807 new cases, and the 7-day average is 9,420. On Tuesday, 127,487 tests were conducted statewide. More than 6 million tests have been conducted in total.
The 7-day positivity rate in California is currently 7.6%.
Newsom said the state has distributed 86.4 million N95 masks and 297 million surgical masks.
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On Wednesday, California surpassed New York for most COVID-19 cases in the country.
The California Department of Public Health reports that there are more than 400,000 confirmed cases statewide.