January 3, 2022

'Numbers are doubling per week': COVID cases increasing after the holidays

Coronavirus cases are on the rise after the holidays.

Original source: ABC7

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Counties across the Bay Area are reporting an increase in positive coronavirus cases after the holidays.

California is in the middle of a winter surge. The last time we saw numbers this high was a year ago.

"It's alarming," said Dr. George Rutherford and added, "Having rising case numbers is not good, but not having markedly rising or proportionally rising hospitalizations rate is good. What that speaks to is a decoupling between cases and hospitalizations. The omicron variant is milder and causes less severe disease."

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