Watch live: California Gov. Newsom holds coronavirus briefing

California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomLos Angeles police officers attended party at bar against state order: report California's reported decline in infection rate may not be accurate, official says California: Dual threats of wildfire and COVID-19 underscore need for prevention MORE is set Wednesday afternoon to hold a press conference on the state's efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Newsom's remarks come as the U.S. surpassed 3 million coronavirus infections on Wednesday, a grim milestone as the virus surges in more than half of all states. California on Tuesday reported more than 10,000 new cases in a single day, shattering previous records. 

The press conference is scheduled to begin at 2:55 p.m. EDT.

Watch the live video above.