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Coronavirus hits OC homeless shelters as hospitalizations continue to skyrocket

Voice of OC, Dec. 23, 2020

December 23, 2020

Coronavirus hits OC homeless shelters as hospitalizations continue to skyrocket

“The pandemic is all of us — all of us moving around, meeting each other. That’s what spreads the virus,” said UC Irvine epidemiologist Andrew Noymer in a Tuesday phone interview. “We’ve been setting records in terms of hospital occupancy and the ICUs for some days now,” Noymer said. “One of these days it’s going to crest and start falling. If you bet on everyday increasing, chances are you’ll be successful more days than not.”