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Kern Public Health reports 13 new coronavirus cases Monday

Kern County Public Health Services reported 13 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday. No new deaths were reported.

That brings Kern's case count since the pandemic began to 110,617. There have been 1,400 deaths.

Public Health reports that 39,859 people have recovered from the illness, and 68,299 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 13,566 people age 17 and under; 66,703 ages 18 to 49; 20,056 people ages 50 to 64; and 10,199 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 21 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern, and eight 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.