Health Department reports 24 total cases in 93268 zio code
Two new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the Taft area Thursday, giving the 93268 zip code a total of 24 total cases. Fifteen have recovered, according to Kern County Health Department figures.
Overall, Kern County had five additional deaths, bring the total toll to 45. In addition, there were 42 new cases, raising the county total to 2,472.
As of Thursday, 1,664 people have recovered from the virus, 698 are recovering at home and 55 are hospitalized.
The health department said 27,430 tests have come back negative and 838 are pending.