Kern County Public Health reported 1,904 new coronavirus cases and five new deaths Thursday.
Kern County Public Health reported 1,871 new coronavirus cases and three new deaths Thursday. The department also announced earlier this week that going forward, the county's dashboard would only be updated once a week on Thursdays.
Kern County Public Health Services officials, citing a continued reduction in the number of daily COVID-19 cases, are now updating the county’s data dashboard three days a week.
When Kevin Russell came up with the idea of creating a local memorial for coronavirus victims, about 160 Kern County residents had succumbed to the virus. The 67-year-old American Fabrication owner had believed at the time the deaths had just about tapered off, and he wanted to create a peac…