Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Friday, May 22

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 64 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

The numbers, as of 9 a.m.*:

Sacramento County cases: 1,272
Sacramento County deaths: 56

Yolo County cases: 186
Yolo County deaths: 22

Placer County cases: 184
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 67
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 10
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 68
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Nevada County cases: 41
Nevada County deaths: 1

There’s been a reversal of the decision to allow groups of 10 people or fewer to meet in Sacramento this weekend if they practice social distancing. Fitness centers may not reopen this weekend, either.

Elk Grove officials issued an emergency order that allows restaurants to expand their dining areas onto public property. The move is intended to help restaurants ready for the expected directive that will allow restaurants to reopen for indoor and outdoor dine-in service.

More than 100 students from Placer County’s Lincoln High School posed for graduation photos in their caps and gowns, and without masks or social distancing, which is against state and county coronavirus orders. The photo shoot was organized by Lincoln High parents.

Some Sacramento religious leaders explain why they will keep their doors closed for worship, even as many churches plan to reopen against state orders. (Video)

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has reopened. People formed long lines, waiting to get into the Wheatland casino.

Here’s what you’ll find at some Northern California lakes this weekend, along with a list of some favorite lakes and what is allowed/not allowed at each.

*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.aspx;
https://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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