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COVID 19: Is Social Distancing Working? What’s The Advice On Face Masks? And More




 People wait in a line to get into a Trader Joe's grocery store on April 1, 2020 in Washington, DC.
People wait in a line to get into a Trader Joe's grocery store on April 1, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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The U.S. is now reporting more than 189,600 of the over 877,400 confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide as of 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.

An uptick in California cases came as the U.S., Italy, and now Spain are now all reporting more confirmed COVID-19 cases than China, where the outbreak began late last year, but has since greatly slowed. As of Tuesday afternoon, L.A. County is reporting 3,019 cases with about one in five patients requiring hospitalization. 

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Shruti Gohil, M.D., professor of medicine and associate medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine