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Orange County Continues to See Increasing Coronavirus Hospitalizations Heading into Thanksgiving

Voice of OC, Nov. 18, 2020

November 18, 2020

Orange County Continues to See Increasing Coronavirus Hospitalizations Heading into Thanksgiving

“I think it’s very alarming,” said Sanghyuk Shin, an infectious disease expert and epidemiologist at UC Irvine. “For every group gathering, there is probability that one person in that group that is infectious is much higher than last week and by the time Thanksgiving rolls around, it will be much higher.” … UC Irvine epidemiologist and public health expert, Andrew Noymer [said] “For Thanksgiving, I really think people need to make sure we have a lot to be thankful for in 2021 by limiting multi-household gatherings.”