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OC hospitals told to cancel elective surgeries, add space as hospitalizations hit new record high at over 1K

KCBS, Dec. 11, 2020 (Video)

December 11, 2020

OC hospitals told to cancel elective surgeries, add space as hospitalizations hit new record high at over 1K

UCI epidemiologist Andrew Noymer said the intense recommendation is a sign that the situation is worsening. “We’re breaking new ground,” he said. “I haven’t seen a warning this stark…what concerns me the most is the acceleration. We’ve set hospitalization records every day for the last five days, and I expect that today’s records will be broken tomorrow.”