Understanding the COVID-19 pandemic in California

Stay current on the state of the pandemic with daily metrics on vaccine distribution, coronavirus case counts by state and county, plus how the government is spending to boost the economy.

Data Updated May 11

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COVID-19 facts to know

Almost 40% of unemployed Americans have been out of work for more than six and a half months.

The US has averaged more than 3,000 COVID-19 deaths per day in 2021.

Preliminary death statistics show over 3.1 million total deaths in 2020 — at least 12% more than in 2019.

People are flying more than in the spring, but air travel is down 65% from a year before.

Total COVID-19 cases in California

California had 1,045 new COVID-19 cases on May 11, 2021

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Total COVID-19 deaths in California

California had 5 new COVID-19 deaths on May 11, 2021

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First vaccination



At least 20,468,459 people have received at least one dose.View the data

Fully vaccinated



Overall 12,975,430 people are fully vaccinated.View the data
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