California surpasses 60,000 people dead from the coronavirus
California surpassed a grim milestone of 60,000 people who have died from the coronavirus.
According to the end-of-day totals from California public health websites Sunday, April 11, there were 61 new deaths reported statewide, for a total of 60,038 people in California who have died from the virus.
There were 2,546 new cases of the coronavirus reported statewide on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases there have been to 3,673,967.
Hospitalizations continue to decline, with 2,113 people in hospitals on Sunday with coronavirus-related illness. That’s 10 fewer patients than Saturday.
California has administered 22.5 million shots since Dec. 15, of which 8.7 million people, or 21.7% of the state, are fully vaccinated. Two of the three vaccine options out there require two doses.
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