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Here’s a Look at the Coronavirus Hit to California Economy

Official Coronavirus data for California

By Wayne Lusvardi, May 18, 2020 2:49 pm

As of March, the private sector lost 110,609 jobs while government added 21,000 jobs, according to a report in the Orange County Register, April 19, 2020 

  • The overall mortality rate from coronavirus in California as of May 14 is 0.01% (1/100 of 1 percent) per total population (3,032/39.5 million).
  • The mortality rate of those hospitalized for coronavirus is 70 percent.
  • 5 percent of all deaths are those age 50 and over who are mostly not working
  • Seniors living in nursing homes are 1% of the population but comprise 39% of all C-19 deaths – PPIC, link here.

Below are official statistics as of May 14, 2020 from the California Department of Public Health (Link here).

  • Cases: 73,164
  • Ages of Cases:
    • 0-17:   3.8%
    • 18-49: 50.0%
    • 50-64: 24.8%
    • 65+: 21.2%
    • Unknown: 0.2%
  • Age by Race and Ethnicity Data – link here
  • Ages 50-64 Only: 14.5% of all deaths
    • Latino: 50.3% cases; 32.2% deaths
    • White: 23.7% cases: 43% deaths
    • Asian: 11.4% cases; 6.3% deaths
    • Black: 6.6% cases; 6.4% deaths
    • All Others: 8% cases; 12.1% deaths
  • Ages 65-80 Only: 30.5% of all deaths
    • Latino: 36.5% cases: 21.8% deaths
    • White: 36% cases; 54% deaths
    • Asian: 11.8% cases; 16.9% deaths
    • Black: 8.4% cases: 5.5% deaths
    • All Others: 7.3% cases; 1.8% deaths
  • Age 80+ Only: 44.6% Of all Deaths
    • Latino: 25.6% cases; 19.6% deaths
    • White: 43.8% cases; 57.2% deaths
    • Asian: 17.2% cases; 17% deaths
    • Black: 8.1% cases: 4.8% deaths
    • All Others: 5.3% cases; 1.4% deaths
  • Over Age 65: 75% of all deaths
  • Over Age 50: 89.5% of all deaths
  • Hospitalizations: 4,360 (5.9% of cases)
  • Death Rate of Those Hospitalized: 70% (3,032/4,360)
  • Fatalities: 3,032 (4.1% of cases; 0.01% of population – 1/100 of 1%)
  • of Seniors in Nursing Homes: 88,300; 1.7% of population – link
  • Percent of Cases and Deaths by Ethnicity:
    • Latinos: 52.6% of cases; 38.9% of deaths
    • White: 23.4% of cases; 36.6% of deaths
    • Asians: 10.6% of cases; 15.4% of deaths
    • Black: 5.9% of cases; 6% of deaths
    • Multi-race: 0.9% of cases; 2.2% of deaths
    • American Indian: 0.2% of cases; 0.5% of deaths
    • Hawaiian-Pacific Islander: 1% of cases; 0.3% of deaths
    • Other: 5.4% of cases; 0% of deaths
  • Major Job Losses and Gains as of March 2020-California (Orange County Register-link here)
    • Eateries: 36,200
    • Amusements: -20,609
    • Entertainment: -18,300
    • Professional services: -14,300
    • Construction: – 11,000
    • Retail: – 10,200
    • Personal Service: -6,600
    • Home Care: -6,100
    • Private Education: +2,000
    • Finance: +3,609
    • Hospitals: +5,500
    • Government: +21,000

 

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