Irvine among recent COVID-19 surges

Irvine, a city that saw early increases in COVID-19 cases before flattening in later months, has seen a new surge in cases in recent weeks, this time much more prominent than before. The city, which counts a population of 280,202 and is considered a business and education hub with the Irvine Business Complex and the University of California, Irvine, has 1,000 total cases, or 36 cases per 10,000 residents. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to]