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Kern Public Health reports 23 new coronavirus cases Thursday

Kern County Public Health Services reported 23 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday, and no new deaths.

That brings the county's case count since the pandemic began to 110,710. There have been 1,401 deaths.

Public Health reports that 40,143 people have recovered from the illness, and 68,207 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 13,589 people age 17 and under; 66,744 ages 18 to 49; 20,077 people ages 50 to 64; and 10,207 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 26 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern, and seven 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.