Kern Public Health reports 349 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported 349 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths on Tuesday.

Those numbers bring the county’s totals to 138,233 cases and 1,540 deaths. The department says 44,778 residents have recovered and 80,544 are presumed recovered. An additional 11,282 people are isolating at home.

The department said 485,224 tests have come back negative and 430 are pending.

As of Monday, 50 percent of Kern’s eligible population was fully vaccinated, officials said. There were 263 COVID-19-related hospitalizations, with 74 patients in the ICU.

To view the full data set from Kern County Public Health, visit here.

Visit to find a COVID-19 vaccination site nearest to you and schedule 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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