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COVID-19 infections 7x higher than thought In OC: UC Irvine study

Patch (City News Service), Oct. 28, 2020

October 28, 2020

COVID-19 infections 7x higher than thought In OC: UC Irvine study

Coronavirus infections in Orange County were found to be seven times higher than previously thought, according to the results of a UC Irvine study released Wednesday. … UCI officials sought to improve on the accuracy of blood tests by recruiting “subjects outside of a clinical setting” and by using “strategies to minize bias of recruiting mostly symptomatic cases.”