Slight rise in COVID-19 cases in Kern County

Posted at 12:15 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 15:19:29-04

The roller coaster ride of new COVID-19 cases in Kern County continues with officials reporting just 184 new cases in the last 24-hour cycle and no new deaths.

Public health reported 184 new cases increasing the total positive cases to 25,189. A total of 7,625 people have recovered with 17,100 isolating at home. That number down by nearly 200.

Nearly 121,600 tests have come back negative and there were no new deaths reported in the last reporting period. The total attributed to the virus remains at 183.