Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Monday, May 18

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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.

*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/;
https://nevcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/14d4460858214b358dfa3fae4cf33458

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