According to the end-of-day totals from California public health websites for Tuesday, March 16, there were 2,115 new cases of the coronavirus statewide, bringing the total number of cases there have been to 3,603,698.
The 14-day average of new cases daily, 3,555, is down 91.6% from the Jan. 1 high of 42,268.
There were 153 new deaths reported Tuesday, for a total of 56,095 people in California who have died from the virus.
California reported an increase of six hospitalizations bringing the total to 3,462 people in hospitals with coronavirus-related infections.
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