As cases of COVID-19 surged in
COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus, has killed roughly 5,600 people in
Roughly 175,030 people signed up for health care coverage
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"Californians should take advantage of the new state investment, making care as affordable as ever for many low- and middle-income households," Wright said. "We urge everyone to take this opportunity to connect with crucial coverage and care."
A new state mandate requiring health insurance went into effect this year, and those who do not have coverage will face a state tax penalty when they file their annual income returns in 2021.
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