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November 15 coronavirus news

Motorists line up for Covid-19 testing at Dodger Stadium on November 14 in Los Angeles, California.
Motorists line up for Covid-19 testing at Dodger Stadium on November 14 in Los Angeles, California. David McNew/Getty Images

More than 10,000 new cases of Covid-19 were reported by the California Department of Public Health Sunday.

There were 10,968 newly confirmed cases recorded Sunday, according to a news release issued by the agency on Sunday.

There are now a total of 1,019,345 confirmed cases in California since the pandemic began, the release said.

There have been 18,253 Covid-19 deaths reported in the state since the pandemic began, the release said.

The seven-day positivity rate is now 4.8% and the 14-day positivity rate is 4.4%, according to the release.

The release aide 195,189 additional tests were reported Sunday, with a total of 20,866,785 tests conducted in the state. 

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