OC Hospitals Wrestle With High Number of COVID Patients as Fourth Surge Might Be Peaking

Publisher: Voice of OC

Orange County might be hitting the peak of the fourth COVID-19 wave that saw over 1,200 people hospitalized at one point, but it’s too early to tell for certain, say local public health experts. Simultaneously, there’s a persisting battle to close the Latino vaccination gap and other health disparities faced by working class, often minority communities throughout OC –all magnified by the pandemic.