Four new cases of West Nile hit Kern County

November 1, 2019

There are four new cases of the West Nile virus in Kern County, according to the California Department of Public Health. 

The county now has a total of 19 cases. The last time there were new cases was nearly a month ago. California now has a total of 178 cases, according to CDPH data. 

Residents are urged to use mosquito repellent if going outdoors, especially at night, as well as wear long-sleeved shirts and pants.

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