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Many OC Businesses Might Be Shut Down by Gov. Gavin Newsom Because of Rapid Coronavirus Spread

Voice of OC, Nov. 30, 2020

November 30, 2020

Many OC Businesses Might Be Shut Down by Gov. Gavin Newsom Because of Rapid Coronavirus Spread

“It’s like we’re working our way backward to a new peak. And that’s not good. We want to keep going in the down direction and not in the up direction,” said UC Irvine epidemiologist and public health expert Andrew Noymer. … Experts like Noymer fear a case and hospitalization spikes stemming from Thanksgiving. “I’m worried about Thanksgiving. It won’t show up in the data until about a week after today. So watch out,” Noymer said in a Friday phone interview. “Absolutely brace for impact.”