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Kern Public Health reports 1 new coronavirus death, 11 new cases Wednesday

Kern County Public Health Services announced one new coronavirus death and 11 new cases Wednesday.

There have been 1,407 coronavirus deaths in Kern since the pandemic began, and 111,060 cases.

Last week, public health officials said they would no longer provide daily updates, but rather move to reporting each Monday, Wednesday and Friday due to a decrease in cases.

Public Health reports that 40,546 people have recovered from the illness, and 68,199 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 13,647 people age 17 and under; 66,962 ages 18 to 49; 10,134 people ages 50 to 64; and 10,223 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 32 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern, and 10 of those are in intensive care.

The public can find more data on the Kern County Public Health COVID-19 dashboard at https://kernpublichealth.com/covid-19_dashboard/.

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

The public can go to https://kernpublichealth.com/coronavirus-vaccine/ for current vaccination information. Kern County Public Health Services reminds residents that anyone age 12 or older is eligible for the vaccine.