Kern Public Health reports 107 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported 107 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths this morning.

These bring the county’s total to 4,665 cases and 70 deaths. There are 2,702 cases among those 18 to 49 years old. People between 50 and 64 represent 954 cases while there are 493 cases among those 65 and older, according to the department. There are 506 children who have tested positive for the virus.

The department is reporting that 3,307 people have recovered from the virus, 1,180 are isolated at home and 99 are isolated at a hospital. KCPH said 58,075 tests have come back negative and 694 are pending.

According to the department’s data, women make up nearly 53 percent of positive cases in Kern County while men make up 47 percent. Hispanics make up 67 percent of local cases, according to the data.

Residents may contact the KCPH’s Call Center at 661-321-3000 anytime Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for updates on COVID-19.

To see the full data set, check out the KCPH dashboard.

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