The state reported on Tuesday, Dec. 9, another record number of 34,775 new cases of the virus reported in a day, bringing the total number of infections to 1,419,516, according to official totals from California public health websites.
There were also 212 new deaths reported in the state on Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths to 20,216.
Hospitalizations in the state rose by 454, raising the total number of people infected by the coronavirus receiving hospital care to 11,965.
Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Johns Hopkins University, the World Health Organization, the California Department of Public Health, The Associated Press, reporting counties and news sources
Source: Orange County Register