Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Monday, April 6

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 18 of Sacramento County’s shelter-in-place order.

The numbers:

Sacramento County cases: 442
Sacramento County deaths: 16

Yolo County cases: 33
Yolo County deaths: 1

Placer County cases: 103
Placer County deaths: 3

El Dorado County cases: 22
El Dorado County deaths: 0

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; https://www.placer.ca.gov/6448/Cases-in-Placer; https://www.edcgov.us/Government/hhsa/Pages/EDCCOVID-19-Cases.aspx

A new test for coronavirus immunity is nearing approval. The blood test, from Stanford University, detects antibodies rather than active infection.

A Sacramento City Unified School District food service worker has tested positive for COVID-19.

California unemployment claims have jumped by nearly 500% over the previous week.

Davis nonprofit radio station KDRT offers twice-weekly COVID-19 Community Reports that cover the city as well as others in Yolo County.

Gov. Gavin Newsom launched a one-stop website for donations and sales of medical supplies.

A Sacramento filmmaker has made a short film showing Sacramento’s streets emptied by the coronavirus.

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