Four new cases of West Nile hit Kern County

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There are four new cases of the West Nile virus in Kern County, according to the California Department of Public Health. 

The county now has a total of 19 cases. The last time there were new cases was nearly a month ago. California now has a total of 178 cases, according to CDPH data. 

Residents are urged to use mosquito repellent if going outdoors, especially at night, as well as wear long-sleeved shirts and pants.  

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