California reported 142 new coronavirus deaths on Friday, bringing the statewide total to 10,011 deaths, according to data from the state’s Department of Public Health. 

While California has the highest number of cases in the nation, the death toll is still well below that of New York and New Jersey.

The state has a total of 538,416 positive cases, including 8,436 new cases added on Friday. The health department also warned that there has been an underreporting of cases due to issues with the state’s electronic laboratory reporting system.

The positivity rate over a 14-day period is now 6.1%, according to the health department.

Note: These numbers were released by the California Department of Public Health, and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.

Source : CNN


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