Kern County Public Health Services reported 718 new coronavirus cases Sunday morning, and no new deaths.

Kern has had 85,362 confirmed cases since the pandemic began. There have been 565 deaths.

Public Health reports 25,554 residents have recovered from their illness, and 17,502 people are presumed to have recovered.

This is the age breakdown of the positive cases: 10,280 people up to age 17; 51,999 people ages 18 to 49; 15,289 people ages 50 to 64; 7,740 people ages 65 and older.

The state reports that 418 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern, and 82 of those are in intensive care units. These numbers were last updated Friday.

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, including who falls into particular phases and tiers, and resources. All priority groups within Phase 1a of the COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule are now eligible to be vaccinated in Kern County. And on Wednesday, Public Health said Kern County residents age 65 or older are eligible.