In the wake of the announcement that the first U.S. case of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in San Francisco, the head of UC Irvine’s COVID-19 response team said Wednesday that it is too early to gauge the impact the new mutation will have. “It’s in the very, very early days right now and we really don’t have a lot of good information to go on,” UCI’s David Souleles, formerly of the Orange County Health Care Agency, told sources on Wednesday.
Orange County COVID-19 hospitalizations decline
Spectrum News 1 (City News Service), Dec. 2, 2021
December 2, 2021