Orange County’s COVID-19 statistics show a gradual decline in cases

Orange County’s daily and weekly COVID-19 statistics released Tuesday show a gradual decline in cases, but 29 more fatalities have been recorded as the overall death toll topped 5,500. … “Slow and steady wins the race,” Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist and UC Irvine [associate] professor of population health and disease prevention, told City News Service on Tuesday. “I’d rather see faster improvement, but if we can’t have that I’ll take this. … The numbers are looking good.”