Health Officials confirm 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Kern County residents

Posted at 3:23 PM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 18:27:26-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Public Health Services Department has confirmed that eight more Kern County residents have tested positive for coronavirus.

Six live in the Bakersfield West region, one lives in the Bakersfield East region and one lives in the Valley region.

Public Health is currently investigating these cases to determine exposure sources and any contacts the patients had.

This brings the total cases of COVID-19 in Kern County residents to 23.