BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported four new COVID-19 deaths and 67 cases today.
Those numbers bring the county’s totals to 108,719 cases and 1,358 deaths. The department says 38,710 residents have recovered and 67,262 are presumed recovered. An additional 1,372 people are isolating at home and the state is reporting that 21 are in a hospital.
The department said 381,195 tests have come back negative and 537 are pending.
There have been 65,574 cases among residents who are 18 to 49 years old, 19,792 in those 50 to 64 years old, 13,192 in those under 18 and 10,072 cases among residents who are 65 or older, according to public health officials.
Kern County Public Health is reporting that the county has nine 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.