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Kern Public Health: 13 new coronavirus cases reported Friday

Kern County Public Health Services reported 13 new confirmed coronavirus cases Friday, and no new deaths.

Kern's case count since the pandemic began stands at 110,559. There have been 1,400 deaths.

Public Health reports that 39,815 people have recovered from the illness, and over 68,284 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 13,544 people age 17 and under; 66,676 ages 18 to 49; 20,048 people ages 50 to 64; and 10,198 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 22 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern, and five of those are in intensive care.

The public can find more data on the Kern County Public Health COVID-19 dashboard at

The health department is reminding residents that you can find testing locations by going to, clicking on the COVID-19 button and looking for “find a testing site near you."

The public can go to for current vaccination information. Kern County Public Health Services reminds residents that anyone age 12 or older is eligible for the vaccine.