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Kern Public Health reports 17 new coronavirus cases Monday

Kern County Public Health Services reported 17 new coronavirus cases Monday, and no new deaths.

That brings the county's case count since the pandemic began to 110,799. There have been 1,404 deaths.

Public Health reports that 40,329 people have recovered from the illness, and 68,177 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 13,604 people age 17 and under; 66,801 ages 18 to 49; 20,087 people ages 50 to 64; and 10,214 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 26 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 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.