BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The Kern County Department of Public Health Services reported seven new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,264 cases Friday.
This brings the county total to 269,826 total cases of COVID-19 among residents, 2,494 deaths and 254,207 people have recovered from COVID-19. The county has had 692,022 negative tests for COVID-19 and 269,826 positive tests, while 1,066 tests are pending.
There have been 4,164 confirmed cases of the omicron variant and 3,541 cases of the Delta variant in Kern County so far.
As of January 21, 2021, there have been 47,638 cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated individuals, with 785 of those hospitalized and 159 deaths after vaccination (not counting the booster shot), according to Kern Public Health. During the same period, there were 129,127 cases of COVID-19 among unvaccinated individuals with 3,928 hospitalizations and 1,139 unvaccinated deaths.
At this time, 488,298 Kern County residents are fully vaccinated, while 432,353 residents are unvaccinated, according to Kern County Public Health. The average daily rate of cases in the last 14 days for vaccinated individuals is 18.69, while the average daily rate of cases in the last 14 days for unvaccinated individuals is 34.25.
To view the full data set from Kern County Public Health, visit here.
Visit MyTurn.ca.gov to find a COVID-19 vaccination site near you and schedule an appointment.
Residents can contact the KKPH Call Center at 661-321-3000 anytime Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to answer their questions about COVID -19.