BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported one new COVID-19 death and 63 cases today.
Those numbers bring the county’s totals to 110,458 cases and 1,399 deaths. The department says 39,684 residents have recovered and 68,320 are presumed recovered. An additional 1,049 people are isolating at home and the state is reporting that 38 are in a hospital.
The department said 398,993 tests have come back negative and 164 are pending.
There have been 66,610 cases among residents who are 18 to 49 years old, 20,038 in those 50 to 64 years old, 13,525 in those under 18 and 10,192 cases among residents who are 65 or older, according to public health officials.
Kern County Public Health is reporting that the county has 40 cases of the B.1.1.7 variant that originated in the United Kingdom and two cases of the B.1.351 variant that was first detected in South Africa.
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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.