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Kern Public Health: 714 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths reported Thursday

The Bakersfield Californian - 11/10/2022

Nov. 10—Kern County Public Health reported 714 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths Thursday. The department releases new numbers weekly; at the height of the pandemic, statistics were reported daily.

The new cases bring the total number reported in Kern County residents since the start of the pandemic to 293,173, with 2,566 total deaths.

There have been 5,242 confirmed cases of the omicron variant, and 4,159 cases of the delta variant in the county. Kern County Public Health labels those as "variants of concern."

According to the state, 43 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Kern County as of Wednesday, the most recent figure available. The state data indicated five patients were hospitalized in intensive care units as of Wednesday.

Since Jan. 21, 72.04 percent of all cases have been reported in unvaccinated individuals and 83.20 percent of all hospitalizations have occurred among the unvaccinated.

Broken down by age, 54,769 people under the age of 18 have contracted COVID-19, followed by 165,576 people aged 18 to 49, 47,489 people aged 50 to 64 and 24,910 people 65 and older.

The public can find more data on Kern County Public Health Services' COVID-19 dashboard at

The health department is reminding residents they can find testing locations by going to, clicking on the COVID-19 button and looking for "find a testing site near you."

The public can go to for current vaccination information.


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