Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Friday, April 10

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 22 of Sacramento County’s shelter-in-place order.

The numbers:

Sacramento County cases: 653
Sacramento County deaths: 24

Yolo County cases: 71
Yolo County deaths: 3

Placer County cases: 120
Placer County deaths: 4

El Dorado County cases: 30
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 7
Amador County deaths: 0


Two homeless people in Sacramento have tested positive for coronavirus.

More than 150,000 people are homeless in California. Placing even a fraction of them in hotel rooms is a complex operation.

UC Davis Chancellor Gary May announced that the university’s June commencement ceremonies will be held online. A more traditional ceremony may take place at a later date.

Memorial Auditorium, City Hall and other landmarks in the city of Sacramento are being bathed in blue light to symbolize support for medical workers during the pandemic.

Even if you consider yourself tech-challenged, it’s easier than you think to connect with relatives and friends online for Passover and Easter.

Here’s information on virtual Good Friday and Easter services planned by some Sacramento-area churches.

The Easter Bunny can see and be seen—from a distance, and plenty of eggs are waiting to be found.