The Kern County Public Health Services Department announced 832 new COVID-19 cases Saturday morning, continuing the surge that has been seen in recent days. No new deaths were reported.

Kern's case count stands at 14,192, according to public health data, while there are the previously reported 123 deaths.

Of the total cases, the county says 5,275 people have recovered and 8,623 people are isolating at home.

The California Department of Public Health reports 269 patients are in Kern County hospitals, 75 of which are in intensive care units. But those numbers were last updated by the state on Thursday.

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Boris25

And the Kern County death rate from COVID 19 falls to .86%

Moardeeb

But the hospitals are full and 12 million dollars is being spent to bring in 100 more ICU nurses. Your point? Wanna be on a ventilator? Be sick for months? Have permanent lung damage, kidney damage, brain damage? Oh....wait.

Bodysnatcher

I must say dweebous, you just can't take Boris' comment for the face value which is the death rate is dropping. I thought it would be a positive note he offered, yet you just can't spin it into your little, self-absorbed world. Bless your heart.

casones

AND U.S. DEATHS CLIMB OVER 147,000! BUT SO WHAT AS LONG AS ONLY .86% DIE. JUST LIKE HIS KING, "WE SAVED MILLIONS OF LIVES" ACKNOWLEDGING THAT 999,000 DEATHS IS OKAY!

Masked 2020

two F150 with trailers packed with tables and chairs...drove by this morning.....Folks got to make a living...I guess they going to set up a couple of SuperSpreder events.........

RubySue

But you really have no idea where they were going, or what they were doing with the tables and chairs. Just a couple of pickup trucks and trailers, loaded with tables and chairs. Could be a delivery to a business that just bought them? Businesses are still open and making plans for a better time.

casones

THEY WERE HEADED TO THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION IN FLORIDA TO FEED THE OVERFLOW CROWD OF EXCITED MAGA VOTERA.

Gene Pool Chlorinator

@Cajones: Get back on your meds- for everyone's sake...

#Loser

casones

PRINCE MCCARTHY'S REPUBLICAN CIRCLE JERK

Bodysnatcher

It would only be super if it spread to you opossum.

Bam Bam

The virus spiked because of the “Peaceful protest”

Moardeeb

That has been proven false. Massive protests in New York. No increase. Try something else Trump.

Bam Bam

We are talking California. The protest definitely caused the spike.

casones

HAHAHAHAH WORLDWIDE PROTESTS. KING TRUMP RALLYS IN TULSA AND PHOENIX! BLAME THE PROTESTS.

Buck77

25% of the city already has it in NY. Whos left to infect.

Bodysnatcher

No dweeb, it's fact. Own it sweetheart.

casones

ARE YOU CRAZY? THE VIRUS IS THE PROTEST AGAINST THE AMERICAN REGIME OF THE LAST 3 1/2 YEARS.

Gene Pool Chlorinator

@Cajones: Go to bed, you're drunk...

Bam Bam

He sleeps in his mom’s basement

Masked 2020

LoveOurFlag... that's funny.......I mean really what's up with these folks walking lockstep with NakedDon?.. the seem to have the ability to express themselves intelligently and then they act like fools

LoveOurFlag

Remember, It is your RIGHT to spread the virus !! YAY KERN !! Yesterday on rush they were continuing to say that masking is a farce and fake and makes no scientific sense. KEEP going everyone. IT IS YOUR RIGHT to ignore the virus and every person you infect !

Moardeeb

Assalt with a deadly weapon.

casones

THE KING TRUMP'S COGNITIVE DISORDER IS AN ASSAULT WITH A DUMMY WEAPON. EPSTEIN'S PROTOGE.

Bodysnatcher

You're a special kind of stupid aren't ya?

Bodysnatcher

No Spellcheck, Know Spellcheck dweeb.

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