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Orange County reports new record in COVID-19 hospitalizations; 500 patients in ICUs

KNBC (City News Service), Jan. 4, 2021

January 4, 2021

Orange County reports new record in COVID-19 hospitalizations; 500 patients in ICUs

Health officials are bracing for a post-Christmas surge, followed by a potential New Year’s wave. Experts say it takes five to 10 days for a surge to take shape. UC Irvine Medical Center last week activated its mobile field hospital with 40 additional beds.