Six new COVID-cases reported in Taft area

Staff Writer
Taft Midway Driller
Taft Midway Driller

Six more COVID-19 cases were reported in Taft over the weekend, increasing the total count to 152 cases.

Sixty-seven of the case are recovered, leaving 85 active cases in the 93268 zip code, according to the latest figures from the Kern County Health Department.

The Maricopa area still has four active cases and three recoveries.

Around Kern County, the total case load rose to 15,003 with just over one-third, 5,353, listed as recovered.

The health department said 9,350 people with COVID-19 are in isolation at home and 177 people are hospitalized

To date, 123 deaths linked to COVID-19 have been reported in the county.