UCI News

Orange County Reports 79 new cases of COVID-19, five deaths

NBC (City News Service), April 18, 2021

April 18, 2021

Orange County Reports 79 new cases of COVID-19, five deaths

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.”