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Kern Public Health reports 24 new coronavirus cases Monday

Kern County Public Health Services reported 24 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday morning, and no new deaths.

Kern's case count stands at 108,652 since the pandemic began. There have been 1,354 deaths.

Public Health reports that 38,623 people have recovered from the illness, and 67,156 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 13,181 people age 17 and under; 65,535 ages 18 to 49; 19,779 people ages 50 to 64; and 10,069 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 19 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern, and four 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 16 or older is eligible for the vaccine.