Kern Public Health publishes COVID-19 figures from the weekend
Kern Public Health publishes COVID-19 figures from the weekend

Kern Public Health publishes COVID-19 figures from the weekend

BAKERSFIELD, California (KGET) – The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported 16 new COVID-19 deaths and 1,436 cases over the weekend.

This brings the county’s totals to 228,153 total cases of COVID-19 among residents, 2,074 deaths, and 181,354 people have recovered from COVID-19. The county has had 604,744 negative COVID-19 tests and 228,153 positive tests, while 1,180 tests are pending.

So far, there have been 692 confirmed cases of the omicron variant and 2,739 cases of the Delta variant in Kern county.

Since January 21, 2021, there have been 26,895 cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated individuals, with 480 of them being hospitalized and 64 deaths after vaccination, according to Kern Public Health. During the same period, there were 108,254 cases of COVID-19 among unvaccinated persons, of whom 3,501 were hospitalized and 822 unvaccinated deaths.

At present, 461,595 residents of Kern County have been fully vaccinated, while 459,056 residents are unvaccinated, according to Kern County Public Health. The average daily incidence rate in the last 14 days for vaccinated individuals is 30.87, while the average daily incidence rate in the last 14 days for unvaccinated individuals is 62.99.

To view the full dataset from Kern County Public Health, visit here.

Visit MyTurn.ca.gov to find a COVID-19 vaccination site near you and schedule an appointment.

Residents can contact KCPH’s Call Center at 661-321-3000 anytime Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to have their COVID-19 questions answered.

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