Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Monday, May 4

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 46 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

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

Sacramento County cases: 1,127
Sacramento County deaths: 47

Yolo County cases: 171
Yolo County deaths: 17

Placer County cases: 159
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 47
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 8
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 50
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Nevada County cases: 41
Nevada County deaths: 1

The Sacramento region has the lowest reported coronavirus infection rate of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the country.

Yuba and Sutter counties are open for business today after the Yuba-Sutter health officer lifted the stay-at-home order. The reopening conflicts with the statewide stay-at-home order. (Video)

Folsom Mayor Sarah Aquino sent a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom calling for him to allow individual counties to control their own destinies in terms of reopening nonessential businesses. (Video)

Sleep Train Arena has received its first patient.

UC Davis Medical Center has begun COVID-19 antibody tests for UC Davis Health employees. The medical center plans to expand testing to other community members in the coming weeks.

The Yolo County Fair, which was scheduled for August, has been canceled.