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Orange County surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths

Orange County Register, Sept. 2, 2020

September 2, 2020

Orange County surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths

Epidemiologists such as Andrew Noymer, a professor of public health at UC Irvine, don’t pay much mind to round-number milestones in cases or deaths, which aren’t statistically important in monitoring the speed and spread of the pandemic. … “It’s still killing older residents,” Noymer said. “That’s mirrored what we’ve seen nationwide.”