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Orange County reports 453 new COVID-19 cases, rise in hospitalizations

Spectrum News 1, July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021

Orange County reports 453 new COVID-19 cases, rise in hospitalizations

The positivity rate is more alarming as it reflects more people being infected rather than an increase in testing, said Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist and UC Irvine [associate] professor of population health and disease prevention. “Delta is exploding everywhere,” Noymer told City News Service. “It’s become apparent Delta has become a big game changer.”