96% of positives fully recovered or are recovering

Posted at 10:16 AM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 14:19:25-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — It was announced Thursday at the Kern County Health briefing that of the 1,644 positive Kern County residents, 96% of those have fully recovered or are at home recovering.

Thirty-eight of those positives are currently receiving treatment.

As of Thursday, 25 people have lost their lives since COVID-19 data has been reported.