The biggest fear is that after the wave of Christmas and New Year gatherings, hospitals will have to start caring – basically meaning that they would only treat people who have the best chance of survival.
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Yet hundreds of people die every day in the state from the virus.
Nurses at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange say it’s heartbreaking to see him first.
“They fight every day and struggle to breathe every day, even with tons of oxygen. And then you just see them die. They just die. And they struggle to die. It̵
The state has deployed nearly 90 refrigerated trailers, up from 60 a few weeks ago, for use as makeshift morgues.
Orange County reported another 29 deaths from COVID-19 on Monday, along with 3,259 new coronavirus cases. There are 2,221 hospitalized coronavirus patients in the county, including 544 in intensive care.
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