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Kern Public Health reports no new coronavirus deaths, 903 new cases Monday

Kern County Public Health Services reported no new coronavirus deaths and 903 new confirmed cases Monday.

That brings the count of deaths to 1,428 and the confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 115,910.

Forty delta variant cases have been identified, and there have been 70 alpha variant cases.

Public Health is now updating its numbers each day, Monday through Friday.

Public Health reports that 41,499 people have recovered from the illness, and 68,817 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 14,513 people age 17 and under; 69,985 ages 18 to 49; 20,852 people ages 50 to 64; and 10,507 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 165 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern, and 35 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.

Coronavirus Cases widget

  • Positive Cases Among Kern Residents: 158,009

  • Deaths: 1,814

  • Recovered and Presumed Recovered Residents: 150,579 

  • Percentage of all cases that are unvaccinated: 92.04

  • Percentage of all hospitalizations that are unvaccinated: 92.61