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COVID-19 Hospitalizations Trend Down In OC

KCBS, March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Trend Down In OC

Andrew Noymer, a UC Irvine [associate] professor of population health and disease prevention, said that hospitalization rates are the key metric for the public to watch. “As cases fall and testing goes up the case rates can be deceptively misleading,” Noymer said Thursday. “The hospitalizations is what you really want to look for… and they’re going in the right direction.”