The COVID-19 Case Rate Increase in California's Diverse Population

Press Release

Memorial Day


Shortly after the first cases of COVID-19 were detected in California, in late February and early March, the state aggressively took protective measures to flatten the curve of coronavirus spread, by discouraging the emergence of large, closely packed crowds.

But there was a blind spot in the state’s aggressive measures. While some essential workers, such as physicians and nurses, were provided with N-95 masks and personal protective equipment (PPE), other essential workers were overlooked.

Read the full report:

From Memorial Day to Fourth of July Weekends 2020: The COVID-19 Case Rate Increase in California.pdf