There are now 210 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kern County.

The county's Public Health Services Department reported 11 new cases Saturday morning. The announcement caps a week where 163 new cases were confirmed in the county, along with the second COVID-19 death in Kern.

Of the total cases, five have come from nonresidents of the county. There have been 4,720 tests administered, with nearly 1,900 awaiting results.

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Independent Voter

Excellent post, Rayovac. Echoes my thoughts exactly.

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Yorkies, your lack of knowledge and political blindness is truly breathtaking. When you don't have the mental capabilities to understand and articulate the nuances of a dispute you just scream, whine and blame President Trump. According to USA Today, hardly a Trump supporting media. “The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported the country’s stockpile of PPE was taxed during hurricanes Alex, Irene, Isaac, and Sandy, and then later during the 2014 outbreak of Ebola and the 2016 Zika virus crisis. These situations “continued to significantly tax the stockpile with no serious effort from the Obama administration to replenish the supplies.”

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Boogerface Nutter

No one, regardless of political persuasion, signed up for this ride but we're all at the queue. Stay safe


Your assertion that "people will have no money for food, and will have to go out to work to survive", makes two very iffy assumptions. One, that there will be work to go to and two, that there will be food available for purchase. The longer we are sequestered at home the less likely each becomes, but as long as there is food and necessities available the government will help as much as possible. Meanwhile, of course, I see that those you approve of will all do the right thing for as long as it takes, while the rest will care only about themselves and lengthen and exacerbate the crisis to the point of extinction. Wow, who could have seen that coming?

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