The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported 218 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, with no new deaths.

So far, the department has reported 26,788 COVID-19 cases in Kern County residents, with 10 cases reported in non-county residents. So far, 204 people living in Kern have died of the virus.

The county says 8,443 people have recovered from COVID-19, 32 more than on Sunday.

As of Saturday, the state reports 71 residents are being treated for COVID-19 in an intensive care unit of a local hospital. The state also reported that as of Saturday there were 27 ICU beds available to take on patients.

More information can be found at the Kern County Public Health COVID-19 dashboard at https://kernpublichealth.com/covid-19_dashboard/.

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Masked 2020

Political battles, confusion reign in Kern County, one of worst U.S. coronavirus hot spots Aug. 17, 202011 AM LA Times On Sunday, Kern County had the second-highest per capita infection rate in California, behind Merced County, with 723 cases per 100,000 people over the last two weeks, according to The Times coronavirus tracker. By comparison, Los Angeles County had 297 cases per 100,000 people over that same period.

Moardeeb

Almost time to vote! On that day please remember to reward Trump's Corona Zombie Army who has marched lockstep with him for 4 years. Trump's butcher's bill now totals 170,000 good Americans.

Flip the Senate, retain the house, take the White House! Revenge is a dish best served COLD!🌪

Let's break open the champagne!

The Independent Voter

Keep dreaming, Dweeb. How much do you post for show versus for real? Do you really believe the nonsense you post? As a fictional character in some wild story, you'd be fun to write for if I could put words creatively to paper.

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