Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Friday, May 1

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 43 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

The numbers, as of 10:20 a.m.*:

Sacramento County cases: 1,090
Sacramento County deaths: 43

Yolo County cases: 164
Yolo County deaths: 16

Placer County cases: 150
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 44
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 8
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 48
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Nevada County cases: 41
Nevada County deaths: 1

Another protest of California’s stay-at-home order is planned for today at the state Capitol.

Yolo County has extended its shelter-in-place order, but allows drive-in religious services and construction.

Most Sacramento State students will receive money starting next week from a $17.8 million federal coronavirus relief fund. (Video)

Gov. Gavin Newsom was expected to announce the closure of all California beaches starting today. Instead, he ordered the closure of all Orange County beaches.

The owner of three area Fitness System gyms, who planned to defy the stay-at-home order to reopen the gyms, has decided to keep them closed after facing legal threats.

Californians can now obtain marriage licenses and get married through videoconferencing.

Crossings TV, a television station that caters to Sacramento’s Asian Americans, airs public service information in several languages, including Hmong, Japanese and Mandarin, to provide information about the pandemic.

“Socially Distant Saturday” is a show on Capital Public Radio that spotlights regional artists playing and talking about their music. It’s as “genre agnostic” as possible, says host Nick Brunner. (Audio)

*Sources:
https://www.saccounty.net/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx; https://www.yolocounty.org/health-human-services/adults/communicable-disease-investigation-and-control/novel-coronavirus-2019/dashboard-and-documents;
https://www.placer.ca.gov/6448/Cases-in-Placer; https://www.edcgov.us/Government/hhsa/Pages/EDCCOVID-19-Cases.aspxhttps://www.amadorgov.org/services/covid-19;
https://www.yuba.org/coronavirus/; https://nevcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/14d4460858214b358dfa3fae4cf33458

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