Person is recovering at home

The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported the fourth confirmed coronavirus case in the county Saturday morning.

The resident is recovering at home like the other cases, spokesman Michelle Corson said.

Health officials are investigating this case to determine potential exposure sources and any contacts the patient may have had.

None of these cases are thought to be connected at this time, Corson said.

Kern County Public Health Services recommends the following protective measures:

•Stay at home except for essential needs.

•Wash hands with soap and water often.

•Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. Follow package instructions for proper disinfecting.

•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.