BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported 31 new COVID-19 cases today.
Those numbers bring the county’s totals to 109,351 cases and 1,376 deaths. The department says 39,106 residents have recovered and 67,568 are presumed recovered. An additional 1,279 people are isolating at home and the state is reporting that 28 are in a hospital.
The department said 389,214 tests have come back negative and 282 are pending.
There have been 65,919 cases among residents who are 18 to 49 years old, 19,902 in those 50 to 64 years old, 13,317 in those under 18 and 10,122 cases among residents who are 65 or older, according to public health officials.
Kern County Public Health is reporting that the county has 21 cases of the B 117 variant that originated in the United Kingdom and two cases of the B 1.351 variant that was first detected in South Africa.
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.
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