As the day went along, six other UC campuses — including UCLA, Irvine and Santa Cruz — announced that they’ll do the same, to varying degrees, a chain reaction that underscored the university’s concern about the new COVID-19 variant. The campuses were heavily influenced by Omicron infection models produced in recent days by researchers at UCSD. The studies show that the variant will surge through California in early January.
The campuses were heavily influenced by Omicron modeling studies at UCSD
The San Diego Union-Tribune, Dec. 21, 2021
December 21, 2021