After nearly two weeks of declining hospitalizations in California, the numbers rose slightly (23 patients) on Monday, Aug. 17 to 6,332.
The 6,332 hospitalized patients is a 17.2% decrease from 14 days ago with 30% of ICU beds available across the state.
The state’s COVID-19 dashboard shows there have been 113,130 new cases in the last 14 days.
The state’s testing positivity rate is 6.5% with 1,749,083 tests in the last 14 days.
California reported 5,966 new cases of the coronavirus, on Sunday, Aug. 16, bringing the cumulative total since tracking began to 623,534.
Source: Orange County Register