BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported 33 new COVID-19 cases today.
Those numbers bring the county’s totals to 108,313 cases and 1,345 deaths. The department says 38,501 residents have recovered and 66,843 are presumed recovered. An additional 1,598 people are isolating at home and the state is reporting that 34 are in a hospital.
The department said 376,342 tests have come back negative and 534 are pending.
There have been 65,332 cases among residents who are 18 to 49 years old, 19,720 in those 50 to 64 years old, 13,135 in those under 18 and 10,047 cases among residents who are 65 or older, according to public health officials.
Kern County Public Health is reporting that the county has eight cases of the B 117 variant that originated in the United Kingdom and one case 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.