Health Officials Confirm 24 th Case of COVID-19 in a Kern County Resident

Kern County, CA – Kern County Public Health Services Department has confirmed that the 24th Kern County resident has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and lives in Bakersfield West. Public Health is currently investigating this case to determine potential exposure sources and any contacts the patient may have had. This brings the total for confirmed COVID-19 cases to 25 when adding the non-resident traveler confirmed case.

Kern County Public Health Services recommends the following protective measures:

  • Stay at home except for essential needs.

  • Wash hands with soap and water often.