KINGS COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Kings County reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 and 21 recoveries on Friday, according to the Department of Public Health.
Health officials say that of the 21 newly added cases, 16 cases were contracted from close contact with a confirmed case at state-operated correctional facilities in the county, while the remaining five are under investigation.
County officials say there are a total of 735 cases, 237 are from state-operated correctional facilities in the county, 438 are active cases, and 294 have recovered.
Additionally, three deaths have been reported in the county.
COVID-19 resource links:
- Fresno County
- Tulare County
- Madera County
- Mariposa County
- Merced County
- Kings County
- Kern County
- World Health Organization
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response