Kern reports no confirmed coronavirus

Kern reports no confirmed coronavirus“We have no confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Kern County, and the risk remains low to our residents,” reads a statement released Wednesday by the Kern County Public Health Department.

“As requests for interviews and updates on the novel coronavirus escalate from media and our community, we have developed a plan to distribute updates to you all,” said Michelle Corson, public information officer.

The department is posting regular updates on

“I look forward to partnering with you all to deliver timely and accurate updates to our concerned residents. Please drive concerned residents to our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).”

Story First Published: 2020-03-06