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Grim Milestone: California surpasses 15,000 COVID-19 related deaths

More than 15,000 Californians have died to due complications related to the novel coronavirus, the California Department of Public Health said Monday.From Saturday to Sunday, the deaths of 31 people were confirmed to be related to COVID-19, making the death toll 15,018.The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state is 781,694, which increased by 3,294 on Sunday.“As case numbers continue to rise in California, the total number of individuals who will have serious outcomes will also increase,” CDPH said in a daily report.Across the state, the COVID-19 seven-day positivity rate is 2.8% and the 14-day positivity rate is 3.1%.“There have been 13,672,782 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 149,624 over the prior 24-hour reporting period,” the CDPH said in the report.Across the U.S., there are 6.8 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and 194,900 virus-related deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University data.According to the data, Los Angeles County has seen the most COVID-19 deaths in the country with 6,353.The CDPH shows the 10 counties with the highest death toll in the state:Los Angeles 6,353Riverside 1,153Orange 1,128San Bernardino 908San Diego 760San Joaquin 414Sacramento 375Alameda 374Fresno 355Kern 354This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —

More than 15,000 Californians have died to due complications related to the novel coronavirus, theCalifornia Department of Public Health said Monday.

From Saturday to Sunday, the deaths of 31 people were confirmed to be related to COVID-19, making the death toll 15,018.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state is 781,694, which increased by 3,294 on Sunday.

“As case numbers continue to rise in California, the total number of individuals who will have serious outcomes will also increase,”CDPH said in a daily report.

Across the state, the COVID-19 seven-day positivity rate is 2.8% and the 14-day positivity rate is 3.1%.

“There have been 13,672,782 tests conducted in California. This represents an increase of 149,624 over the prior 24-hour reporting period,” the CDPH said in the report.

Across the U.S., there are 6.8 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and 194,900 virus-related deaths,according to Johns Hopkins University data.

According to the data, Los Angeles County has seen the most COVID-19 deaths in the country with 6,353.

TheCDPH shows the 10 countieswith the highest death toll in the state:

  1. Los Angeles 6,353
  2. Riverside 1,153
  3. Orange 1,128
  4. San Bernardino 908
  5. San Diego 760
  6. San Joaquin 414
  7. Sacramento 375
  8. Alameda 374
  9. Fresno 355
  10. Kern 354

This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

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