Newer coronavirus subvariants ticking up in California amid concerns of winter wave infection
The state is the epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but health officials have begun to report that outbreaks are growing elsewhere
The new coronavirus, COVID-19, has spread to six countries and infected more than 675,000 people worldwide
The coronavirus has infected more than 10,000 people in California
The spread of the virus has been largely contained in the state, although it is now moving to other places around the world
California has become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic and has seen widespread illness and even deaths among the state’s homeless population, leading to concerns that the state may not be ready for the winter.
In the last week, officials have reported that 10 new cases have been identified in the state, including three in Sacramento County.
In addition, there have been cases in Alameda, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, prompting warnings from health officials of a possible winter wave in the state. More than 200 people in the state are now confirmed to have the virus, including nine people in Sacramento County, where a new case was reported over the last week.
Meanwhile, the virus is now spreading to other states and countries, and at least six coronavirus cases have been reported in Arizona. The growing number of cases comes as California’s death toll surpasses 675,000.
Here’s what we know about the coronavirus in California:
Where is the coronavirus spreading?
California is the epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The disease has infected more than 10,000 people in the state, with more than 1,000 hospitalized. So far, the majority of cases are concentrated in the western United States, with most cases in Los Angeles County.
What caused the outbreak?
As of Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, the death toll is 675,000 and the number of cases is 10,622. At this point, there have been 2,859 deaths, but that number is projected to triple.