The end-of-day totals from California public health websites for Wednesday, Feb. 10, registered a 51.6% drop in the number of people needing hospital care from a Jan. 6 high of 22,853.
There were 471 fewer hospitalizations on Wednesday than there were the previous day, lowering the total number of hospitalizations to 11,045.
California communities reported 8,462 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,430,367.
The 14-day total of 14,040 new cases was down 66.9% from the Jan. 1 high of 42,268.
There were 466 new deaths reported Wednesday, for a total of 45,462 people in California who have died from the virus.
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
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