Kings County reports 10 new cases of COVID-19, 16 recoveries


KINGS COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Kings County health officials reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 new recoveries Thursday.

Health officials say of the 10 new cases, four were contracted through close contact with a confirmed case, while the other six cases are under investigation.

Of the 714 total contracted cases, health officials say 221 are from state-operated correctional facilities in the county and the other 493 are from elsewhere in the county. Recoveries are up to 273 cases and the number of deaths remains at three.

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April 29 2021 12:00 am

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