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Orange County elementary schools could reopen for classroom learning

Voice of OC, Aug. 4, 2020

August 4, 2020

Orange County elementary schools could reopen for classroom learning

UC Irvine epidemiologist Andrew Noymer questioned the drop in the positive cases to the new test ratio. … He said the data will eventually balance itself out.  … Dr. Dan Cooper, a UC Irvine pediatric professor who specializes in lung disease, has been working closely with school districts during the pandemic to form plans for when they reopen. …  He said schools need to build robust testing, contact tracing and sanitation plans before they think about reopening.