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Virus <Speech_Male> hospitalizations <Speech_Music_Male> have been relatively <Speech_Music_Male> flat for the <Speech_Male> last six weeks, <Speech_Male> but in some parts <Speech_Male> of the state hospitalizations <Speech_Male> are <Speech_Male> on the rise again. <Speech_Male> That's according <Speech_Male> to a Los Angeles Times <Speech_Male> data analysis <Speech_Male> released yesterday, <Speech_Male> and if the trend <Speech_Male> continues, <Speech_Male> it could force officials <Speech_Male> to slow <Speech_Male> <Advertisement> the pace of reopenings, <Speech_Male> the reasons <Speech_Male> for the upticks vary <Speech_Male> and are open <Speech_Male> for debate. 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