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Orange County reports 156 new cases of COVID-19, 26 deaths

Spectrum News 1 (CNS), Sept. 25, 2020

September 25, 2020

Orange County reports 156 new cases of COVID-19, 26 deaths

With UC Irvine students returning to campus for classes this week, [Dr. Matthew Zahn] said the county was working closely with the university to help guard against outbreaks ….. “UC Irvine and other colleges are taking measures that are appropriate with social distancing and measures to identify people who are sick,” Zahn said. … “We know UC Irvine is planning to do regular testing of staff and students,” Zahn said. “And on a national level, there seems to be evidence that is helpful, and that is encouraging. But we’re all learning how this works in all settings.” UCI students began “Move-In Week” on Tuesday ….