COVID surge may have already hit Orange County: doctor

The uptick in [COVID-19] case numbers and hospitalizations leads Deputy Health Officer Regina Chinsio-Kwong to believe that the county is at the precipice of a surge, much like the one experienced over the summer. … An epidemiologist with the University of California, Irvine told CNS he disagrees with Chinsio-Kwong, insisting a surge has yet to be seen. That expert does, however, anticipate an uptick because of the two variants growing presence in California.