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Health officials confirm first coronavirus case in Kern County


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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County health officials have confirmed the county’s first case of COVID-19.

The case was confirmed by officials Tuesday in a statement.

The identity of the person diagnosed with COVID-19 is unknown. At this time, their status is also unknown.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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