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Orange County announces 2nd super site for COVID vaccines, as death toll tops 2,500

KNBC (City News Service), Jan. 20, 2021

January 20, 2021

Orange County announces 2nd super site for COVID vaccines, as death toll tops 2,500

“Hospital numbers are down, so that’s good,” said Andrew Noymer, a UC Irvine professor of population health and disease prevention. “ICU numbers are down from the peak, so that’s good, too… Also, testing positivity is going down, so I’m cautiously optimistic that we’re seeing a decline, but heavy emphasis on cautiously optimistic.”