Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Monday, April 27

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 39 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

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

Sacramento County cases: 1045
Sacramento County deaths: 41

Yolo County cases: 161
Yolo County deaths: 14

Placer County cases: 141
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 42
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 8
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 45
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Nevada County cases: 37
Nevada County deaths: 1

The area covered by the 95817 ZIP code has 71 cases of coronavirus, more than any other ZIP code in Sacramento County. The 95817 ZIP code covers North Oak Park and includes the Elmhurst and Tahoe Park neighborhoods.

The California State Fair and Food Festival has been canceled for 2020.

Oakmont of Folsom assisted living and memory care facility reported that 18 residents and five staff members tested positive for COVID-19. (Video)

Gov. Gavin Newsom has to balance many factors as he decides how and when to gradually reopen California.

Yolo County has made it mandatory to wear face coverings in public.

Food trucks, which before the pandemic had been selling meals mainly at corporate parks and events, are now bringing meals to neighborhoods and apartment complexes. (Video)

More people are cooking because of the stay-at-home order. Burn accidents are on the rise. Some are caused by distraction because others are underfoot, and others by wearing loose clothing that hangs over a heat source. To stop a grease fire, put a lid on the pot.

*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://www.mynevadacounty.com/2924/Coronavirus

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