BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported one new COVID-19 death and 24 cases today.
Those numbers bring the county’s totals to 110,734 cases and 1,402 deaths. The department says 40,224 residents have recovered and 68,157 are presumed recovered. An additional 936 people are isolating at home and the state is reporting that 31 are in a hospital.
The department said 403,447 tests have come back negative and 177 are pending.
There have been 66,761 cases among residents who are 18 to 49 years old, 20,078 in those 50 to 64 years old, 13,593 in those under 18 and 10,209 cases among residents who are 65 or older, according to public health officials.
Kern County Public Health is reporting that the county has 49 cases of the B.1.1.7 variant that originated in the United Kingdom, two cases of the B.1.351 variant that was first detected in South Africa and one case of the B 1.617.2 delta variant from India.
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Residents may contact KCPH’s Call Center at 661-321-3000 anytime Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to have their questions answered about COVID-19.