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Five new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday by Kern County officials, bringing total local cases to 1,886.

No new deaths were reported; that total still stands at 29. 

Testing has risen dramatically in the past week as more free testing sites have come online. A total of 24,153 tests were done as of Tuesday, a nearly 50 percent increase from one week ago, when the total was 16,283. 

Of those, 21,261 were negative, 1,886 were positive and 1,006 are pending results.

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(6) comments

Django

Why are you guys so mean?

Wretch

Are we really supposed to believe that Kern completed over 2000 tests on a holiday when they struggle to do that on a regular working day, not to mention they usually have a dip in completed tests on the weekends. I agree with IV on this one. The county is playing a shell game with the data.

Moardeeb

Testing and tracing is the only way to squash it. Yay Science!

Independent Voter

You can't quash it, Dweeb. It just IS. Speaking of, Dweeb, how do you feel about The Guv's orders first being ignored, then abandoned by The Guv, himself, since nobody was listening any way? How do you feel about the CDC reporting more pneumonia deaths than COVID deaths? How do you feel about the CDC reporting a worse case mortality of just 0.010%? How do you feel about the collapse of the entire COVID narrative? And the most important question - do you think Dr. Birx keeps all of her scarves in a drawer, hanging in a closet, or do you suspect she has an entire room dedicated to them?

casones

"how do you feel about The Guv's orders first being ignored, then abandoned by The Guv, himself, since nobody was listening any way?" HILARIOUS!! CONSIDERING you live in the county which IMMEDIATELY shut down on the guv's orders! However, YOU POSTED nothing in the 3rd week of March about his order! "How do you feel about the CDC reporting more pneumonia deaths than COVID deaths?" DUMB AND DUMBER by the post! Your ignorance is appalling! Pneumonia was here January 1, 2020 covid was not! Go to the CDC site AND TRY and calculate and compare the death counts when covid deaths were first reported. Pick any date in March you want on the CDC site. Only a moron would compare pneumonia numbers to virus numbers at a time when there was no virus. Besides that, pneumonia and the virus both attack the lungs Doctor Infantile Vermin. " How do you feel about the CDC reporting a worse case mortality of just 0.010%? " How do you feel about this? NO VIRUS--- 100,000 Americans STILL ALIVE? UNBELIEVEABLE! "How do you feel about the collapse of the entire COVID narrative?" HAHAHAHA! COLLAPSE! What collapse? This why your President, your King, is fuming about his future convention. There has been no COLLAPSE in bans on MASS GATHERINGS!

Veritas

IV - ‘deeb is just parroting what he heard or read from MSNBC, Politico, or the Huffpost from 2 months ago. He probably couldn’t tell you what tracing is or the purpose. Bet he looks it up as soon as he reads this.

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