Orange County’s COVID-19 Hospitalizations Jump Nearly 12% Overnight

Andrew Noymer, a UC Irvine associate professor of population health and disease prevention, warned of a grim winter. “I’m very apprehensive of the trends we’re going to see after Thanksgiving,” Noymer told City News Service. “People don’t appreciate that we were recording deaths from the summer wave through October. … And will it crest like in July or keep getting worse. There’s reasons to believe we could just keep getting worse.”