OC COVID-19 trends continue in positive direction as vaccine eligibility opens to those 16+

Andrew Noymer, a UC Irvine [associate] professor of population health and disease prevention, said the county’s trends continue to offer good news. “Hospitalizations are still holding steady, but not going up appreciably,” Noymer said. … “To some extent you have to be somewhat tenacious if you want a vaccination within the next few weeks. Just because we’re going wide doesn’t mean you weren’t going to have go through some rigamarole.” Noymer added, “People are just going to need to be patient and keep trying.”