BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported 20 new COVID-19 cases today.
Those numbers bring the county’s totals to 107,879 cases and 1,322 deaths. KCPH is reporting that 38,399 people have recovered from the virus and 66,201 are presumed recovered. An additional 1,932 people are isolating at home and 33 are isolated in a hospital.
The department said 370,760 tests have come back negative and 523 are pending.
There have been 65,079 cases among those 18 to 49 years old, according to public health. People between 50 and 64 account for 19,643 cases and there are 13,073 cases in children. There have been 10,007 cases in those 65 and older.
Kern County Public Health is reporting that there are eight cases of the B 1.1.7. variant in the county.
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.