Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Monday, May 11

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 53 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

The numbers, as of 12 p.m.*:

Sacramento County cases: 1,173
Sacramento County deaths: 50

Yolo County cases: 173
Yolo County deaths: 20

Placer County cases: 170
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 54
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 8
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 53
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Nevada County cases: 41
Nevada County deaths: 1

Participants in Saturday’s protest against California’s stay-at-home order at the state Capitol included an unarmed militia.

Nevada County officials are pushing to get approval to open restaurants for dine-in and to make other advances toward reopening the county. (Video)

Gov. Gavin Newsom warned Yuba, Sutter and Modoc Counties that they could lose disaster funding if they continue to ignore California’s coronavirus orders. (Video)

All California voters will receive mail-in ballots for the November election, a move intended to lessen the spread of the coronavirus at Polling Places. The state will also open as many Polling Places as possible, though there’s a shortage of volunteers to run them, since volunteers are often older people, who fall into the high-risk category.

Elon Musk says Tesla will sue Alameda County and move its headquarters out of state because he disagrees with the county’s continuing restrictions.

This New York Times story details how two Sacramento independent bookstores are adapting to keep customers during the pandemic.