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Orange County reports most single-day coronavirus cases since July surge

Orange County Register, Nov. 20, 2020

November 20, 2020

Orange County reports most single-day coronavirus cases since July surge

“We’ve kind of seen all of this before (in July), but I think we’re headed back there and potentially even higher,” said Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist and professor of public health at UC Irvine. … But Orange County still has a chance: It will be individual decisions – skipping a big holiday dinner, diligently wearing a mask – that determine how bad the winter wave will be, he said. “It’s hard to quantify how bad it’s going to be because the die is not cast yet.”