Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Monday, May 18

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 60 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

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

Sacramento County cases: 1,245
Sacramento County deaths: 56

Yolo County cases: 184
Yolo County deaths: 22

Placer County cases: 175
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 64
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 9
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 66
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Nevada County cases: 41
Nevada County deaths: 1

Brookfields Restaurant in Roseville is one of the first California eateries to reopen for dine-in customers. From mask-wearing employees to plastic-wrap barriers, the restaurant has made big changes to procedures.

Twenty-three California Counties have been authorized to expand their Stage 2 reopenings.

A UC Davis infectious disease expert warns that people who live in counties that haven’t reopened shouldn’t visit counties that have reopened, because it could be a “recipe for disaster.” (Video)

Charles Brunson, co-founder of the Sacramento chapter of the Black Panther Party, died of COVID-19 in April.

Two Sacramento Public Library branches, Belle Cooledge in South Land Park and Sylvan Oaks in Citrus Heights, now offer curbside pickup of library materials.

Here’s a video of Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg getting tested for coronavirus.