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Kern County records more than 1,100 new cases, 10 new deaths due to COVID-19

Posted at 11:23 AM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 20:38:55-04

Another record high jump in coronavirus cases in Kern County as public health reporting more than 1,100 new cases Wednesday morning. There are 1,120 new cases bringing the total to more than 11,000.

Public health warned the public that there would be a significant rise in new daily numbers.

There are also 10 new deaths reported, bringing that number to 115.

According to the Kern County Public Health Department, nearly 5,000 people have fully recovered from the virus.

Of the more than 11,000 cases more than half of them are isolating from home. And officials are also reporting nearly 95-thousand tests have come back negative.