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Kings County reports 21 new cases of COVID-19, 21 recoveries


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.

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