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: COUNTY ISN’T ABNORMAL. AS CASES IN CALIFORNIA CONTINUE TO RISE SOME REOPENING PLANS ARE BEING ROLLED BACK. DOCTOR DEAN BLUMBERG WITH UC DAVIS PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES EXPLAINS THE RISE IN CASES THE STATE IS SEEING. >> WHAT WE HAVE SEEN IS BASICALLY SINCE THE END OF MAY IN CALIFORNIA AND MANY COUNTIES, AS THE SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS HAVE LOOSENED UP, WE HAVE SEEN A PREDICTABLE INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CASES. WE WERE HOPING MAYBE WE WOULD GET A RESPITE WITH THE SUMMER WITH THE WARMER TEMPS BUT THIS IS BEHAVING VERY SIMILARLY TO 2009 INFLUENZA H1N1. THERE IS SO MUCH OF THE POPULATION THAT IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO IT THAT EVEN THOUGH THIS IS NORMALLY A WINTER RESPIRATORY VIRUS, THERE IS CONTINUING AND SUSTAINED TRANSMISSION IN THE SUMMER. AS PEOPLE GO OUT AND INTERACT MORE, THEN WE ARE GOING TO

Expert explains rise of COVID-19 cases in California

As of Saturday, 29 counties in California have been added to the state’s coronavirus watchlist.Three different factors trigger a county being placed on the state’s COVID-19 watch list: elevated disease transmission, increasing hospitalization and limited hospital capacity.A cases in the state continue to rise, some reopening plans are being rolled back.Take a look at the video above to hear an expert explain the rise in cases the state is seeing.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —

As of Saturday, 29 counties in California have been added to the state’s coronavirus watchlist.

Three different factors trigger a county being placed on the state’s COVID-19 watch list: elevated disease transmission, increasing hospitalization and limited hospital capacity.

A cases in the state continue to rise, some reopening plans are being rolled back.

Take a look at the video above to hear an expert explain the rise in cases the state is seeing.

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