Kern County reported four new deaths and 320 additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the county's public health services department.

So far 187 people have died from COVID-19 in Kern and 26,509 have tested positive for the virus. According to county data, 7,866 individuals have recovered from coronavirus while 17,196 are recuperating at home.

State data shows that 204 patients are in local hospitals being treated for COVID-19, 73 of which are in the ICU.