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OC’s Coronavirus Hospitalizations Keep Increasing, Health Officer Points to Private Gatherings

Voice of OC, Nov. 17, 2020

November 17, 2020

OC’s Coronavirus Hospitalizations Keep Increasing, Health Officer Points to Private Gatherings

“We were worried about kind of five specific things heading into the fall: Halloween parties, and you could include Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) parties, Election Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday/Christmas shopping and then Christmas itself, or the winter holidays,” said UC Irvine epidemiologist Andrew Noymer in a Monday phone interview.