Another death from COVID-19 and 85 new cases of the virus were reported Tuesday by the Kern County Public Health Services Department.

That brings total coronavirus-related deaths in Kern to 54 and total cases to 3,462.

About 2,200 people have recovered from the virus and roughly 1,100 have active infections but are recuperating at home. State data showed 90 people locally are hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of Monday, though some patients may be residents of neighboring counties.

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