The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported 84 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning.
That brings the total cases to 4,059, which includes 60 previously reported deaths.
California Department of Public Health figures show 115 people are hospitalized for the virus in Kern County, a new high. Just five counties in the state have more hospitalized COVID-19 patients than Kern. Of those hospitalizations, 44 patients are in intensive care units, the data shows. Those numbers were last updated Monday.
Also Monday, the state was reporting that Kern County had come into compliance with all the COVID-19 metrics the California Department of Public Health monitors counties for. The metrics aim to measure the rate of virus spread and the availability of hospitals to take in COVID-19 patients.
A total of 47,190 tests in Kern have come back negative, while the results of 686 are pending.
You can see all available county data at kernpublichealth.com/covid-19_dashboard.