The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed three more COVID-19 related deaths Friday, totaling to 24 deaths.
Since last Friday, there have been a total of six COVID-19 related deaths in the one week span.
Health officials also confirmed a total of 1,438 cases of COVID-19 cases in Kern County. Of this number, 916 people have recovered, while 488 active cases remain.
The majority of the cases fall in the 18 to 49 age group, with a total of 809 cases.
The majority of Kern’s cases have been identified as Hispanic, making up 65.8 percent of the cases, totaling to 940 cases.
Thirty-five people are currently being hospitalized, while 453 of Kern’s active cases are isolating at home.