COVID-19

Health officials confirm 114 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths, 4 more hospitalizations

June 12, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department announced Friday 114 new COVID-19 cases — one of the largest number of cases Kern has seen in one day.

Kern behind state in Census response; new push for participation begins

June 11, 2020 / By

The U.S Census Bureau has begun dropping off 2020 Census questionnaire packets in Kern County. 

Census Bureau workers will make a stop at more than 9,000 homes throughout the County, according to the Census Bureau. 

Kern put on state’s COVID-19 watch list; County officials say this could impact Kern’s ability to reopen

June 11, 2020 / By

With Kern’s COVID-19 cases on the rise, Kern County now does not meet benchmarks set by the state that allow California counties to continue to reopen economies, according to state public health officials.

Health officials confirm 76 new COVID-19 cases

June 9, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday morning 76 new COVID-19 cases in Kern County.

Health officials confirm 74 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more COVID-19 related deaths

June 8, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Monday morning 74 new COVID-19 cases and two more COVID-19 related deaths.

Data shows Kern’s COVID-19 cases have slightly decreased; health officials say it’s too early to see trend

June 5, 2020 / By

Data released by the Kern County Public Health Department throughout the past two weeks shows Kern’s COVID-19 cases have slightly decreased since the County reopened in May.