Orange County records just 28 new cases of COVID-19

Orange County Thursday reported 28 new COVID-19 infections, as hospitalization rates continued to drop to the lowest numbers since the first couple of months of the pandemic. … “The numbers are generally looking amazing,” Andrew Noymer, a UC Irvine [associate] professor of population health and disease prevention, told City News Service. “It’s cyclical, but the cycles are trending downward,” Noymer said of hospitalizations and ICU numbers. … Noymer predicts the summer months will be “totally manageable.”