BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The Kern County Department of Public Health Services reported no new COVID-19 deaths and 970 cases Tuesday.
This brings the county total to 272,985 total cases of COVID-19 among residents, 2,499 deaths and 261,985 people have recovered from COVID-19. The county has had 694,512 negative tests for COVID-19 and 272,985 positive tests, while 974 tests are pending.
There have been 4,243 confirmed cases of the omicron variant and 3,551 cases of the Delta variant in Kern County so far.
As of January 21, 2021, there have been 49,055 cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated individuals, with 785 of those hospitalized and 162 deaths after vaccination (not counting the booster initiative), according to Kern Public Health. During the same period, there were 130,866 cases of COVID-19 among unvaccinated individuals with 3,928 hospitalizations and 1,141 unvaccinated deaths.
At this time, 489,008 Kern County residents are fully vaccinated, while 431,643 residents are unvaccinated, according to Kern County Public Health. The average daily rate of cases in the last 14 days for vaccinated individuals is 13.53, while the average daily rate of cases in the last 14 days for unvaccinated individuals is 26.69.
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.