The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kern County jumped by 42 on Wednesday, the highest number of new cases in a single day so far since the county reported its first positive COVID-19 test March 17.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kern County has risen to 252, an increase of 22 cases from the day before, according to data released Monday by Kern County Public Health Services Department.

What course the new coronavirus will take in Kern County is unknown and local officials have been reluctant to hazard a guess. But evidence is mounting that the disease is taking hold throughout a wide portion of the community and the severity of cases is increasing.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kern County has risen to 230, according to data released Sunday morning by Kern County Public Health Services.

As Kern County hospitals brace for a peak in COVID-19 cases, they're looking to increase staff should they see a massive influx in patients. The county is also considering ways to staff a temporary medical site it announced earlier this week that will be established at the Kern County Fairgr…

Kern County's COVID-19 cases increased by 28 on Wednesday, according to Kern County Public Health Services Department. The total number of cases in Kern County is now 129, including three cases in non-residents who were in the county when diagnosed.

Under questioning at the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, Kern County's top public health official acknowledged concerns about a potential shortage of supplies and healthcare workers to meet an expected wave of COVID-19 cases, and defended his department's limited release of data despit…