Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Tuesday, April 14

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.

It’s day 26 of Sacramento County’s shelter-in-place order.

The numbers:

Sacramento County cases: 816
Sacramento County deaths: 28

Yolo County cases: 101
Yolo County deaths: 4

Placer County cases: 128
Placer County deaths: 5

El Dorado County cases: 34
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 7
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter County: 38
Yuba-Sutter County deaths: 3


The four-county Sacramento region has surpassed 1,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

A Yolo County nursing home is linked to 35 COVID-19 cases and one death.

California, Oregon and Washington are developing a plan to reopen their economies. More details will be available today.

In Davis and beyond, Chinese American groups are networking to find and donate medical supplies to hospitals.

Sacramento’s tourism industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, and the industry will be key to Sacramento’s recovery. (Video)

West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg spoke about how their cities are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Two of the subjects discussed: West Sacramento’s quick action to get homeless people into motel rooms and whether May 1 is too soon to reopen Sacramento’s economy. (Audio)