UPDATE 5/29 10AM- The Kern County Department of Public Health has have updated the number of COVID-19 infections in the county. They show that there are 2,086 infections in Kern County. 1,395 of those have since recovered. 37 residents have died due to complications from the disease. 23,285 tests have come back negative with 923 tests pending.
Statewide the latest updates show 104,108 infections with 3,996 deaths according to the LA Times.
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Health officials also reminded residents that they should follow certain safety guidelines such as:
Wash hands with soap and water often.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. Follow package instructions for
Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your elbow.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay away from work, school or other people if you become sick.
Those 65 and older or other high risk groups should self-isolate.