Kern County announces four new COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 29

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KERN COUNTY, California (KGET) — The Kern County Public Health Services Department announced four new COVID-19 cases during its press briefing Thursday.

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Public Information Officer Michelle Corson said 28 Kern County residents have tested positive, along with one non-resident, bringing the new total to 29.

Corson said 952 tests have been conducted, of which 553 are negative and 370 are pending.

Out of all of the cases, 19 of them are residents from west Bakersfield. Five are from east Bakersfield, three from western Kern County and one in the desert area of eastern Kern County.

Corson said there are no longer any travelers in the department’s monitoring program.

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