Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Monday, April 13

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It’s day 25 of Sacramento County’s shelter-in-place order.

The numbers:

Sacramento County cases: 739
Sacramento County deaths: 27

Yolo County cases: 93
Yolo County deaths: 3

Placer County cases: 124
Placer County deaths: 4

El Dorado County cases: 32
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 7
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter County cases: 37
Yuba-Sutter County deaths: 3

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/

Right now, air quality is better because of the stay-at-home order.

Some recovered coronavirus patients may face long term health damage.

The U.S. Navy Ship Mercy will take on seniors who have not tested positive for COVID-19 to ease the load on nursing homes.

An employee of Amazon’s warehouse near Sacramento International Airport has tested positive for coronavirus.

An employee of a California Department of Public Health office in Natomas tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the office to close.

Davis police arrested a man who allegedly stole a COVID-19 specimen from Sutter Davis Hospital. (Video)

COVID-19 panic buying started with masks, then moved to toilet paper and sanitizers. Then people started buying alcohol, and then spiral ham and baking products. Now hair dye and other grooming products are flying off the shelves.

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