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OC reports 39 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations tick up

Spectrum News 1, June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021

OC reports 39 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations tick up

“From an epidemiological perspective, it doesn’t matter what people do over the summer because the transmission is so low,” Andrew Noymer, a UC Irvine [associate] professor of population health and disease prevention said. “What will matter is when the fall comes or when the Delta variant really takes off, whichever comes first and then all of a sudden it really matters again.”