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Business openings: Too early or too late in OC?

Orange County Business Journal, April 20, 2020

April 20, 2020

Business openings: Too early or too late  in OC?

But to trace and treat the virus, medical facilities need more tests than are currently available. … Moreover, health officials want more time to be sure the coronavirus curve is declining. That alone will require at least two to four weeks, said Karen Edwards, chair of epidemiology at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine. … “Things are looking positive … but we don’t want to be premature and create a problem that would drag this out longer.”