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Kern Public Health reports 16 new coronavirus cases Tuesday

Kern County Public Health Services reported 16 new coronavirus cases Tuesday morning, and no new deaths.

That brings the county's case count since the pandemic began to 110,147. There have been 1,389 deaths.

Public Health reports that 39,515 people have recovered from the illness, and 67,895 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 13,475 people age 17 and under; 66,418 ages 18 to 49; 19,994 people ages 50 to 64; and 10,169 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 32 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern, and six 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.