The California Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday two more deaths in Kern County, totaling to 31 COVID-19 related deaths.
The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday more than 1,800 COVID-19 cases in Kern County.
Of the 1,886 cases in Kern, 608 cases are currently active, while 1,239 people have recovered, according to Kern Public Health.
Of the active cases, 44 people are isolating in the hospital, while 564 are isolating at home.
The majority of the cases fall in the 18 to 49 age group, with a total of 1,044 cases.
The majority of Kern’s cases have also been identified as Hispanic. These cases make up 64.8 percent of all of Kern’s COVID-19 cases, according to Kern Public Health.
In the state of California, there are more than 94,000 cases of COVID-19, and 3,795 people have died from COVID-19.
Overall, adults 18 and older, Latinos, African Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are dying at disproportionately higher levels in California, according to the California Department of Public Health.
If you would like to be tested for COVID-19, head to Kerncounty.com for a list of testing sites. All testing sites are free and require an appointment.
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