Kern County Public Health reports 4 new COVID-19 deaths, 449 cases


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported four new COVID-19 deaths and 449 cases today.

These bring the county’s total to 98,636 resident cases and 664 deaths. The department is reporting that 33,115 people have recovered from the virus and 43,141 are presumed recovered. An additional 21,577 people are isolating at home and the state is reporting that 260 are in a hospital.

KCPH said 318,955 tests have come back negative and 511 are pending.

There have been 59,675 cases among those 18 to 49 years old. People between 50 and 64 account for 17,888 cases while there are 9,201 cases among those 65 and older, according to the department. There are 11,803 children who have tested positive for the virus.

Kern County Public Health has released new data regarding local COVID-19 deaths.

A COVID-19 vaccine schedule has also been added to the department’s website so you can see when you are eligible. You can also find an interactive map of providers that are offering the vaccine.

If you are eligible, you can find the site nearest to you and call that provider to make an appointment.

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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