Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Tuesday, April 21

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It’s day 33 of Sacramento County’s shelter-in-place order.

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

Sacramento County cases: 954
Sacramento County deaths: 35

Yolo County cases: 142
Yolo County deaths: 10

Placer County cases: 133
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 38
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 7
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 42
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

A Sacramento State survey found almost 70 percent of nonprofits in Sacramento and nearby counties have halted some operations, and 20 percent have shut down. (Video)

People converged on the state Capitol to protest California’s stay-at-home order. (Video)

It’s unclear why the California Highway Patrol issued a permit for a protest at the Capitol that was billed as possibly attracting 500 people.

The city of Davis has canceled its Fourth of July festivities and fireworks.

Even after stay-at-home orders ease, it may be a long time before large gatherings such as concerts and sporting events return.

In an attempt to bridge the digital divide for students, seven Sacramento Regional Transit buses will serve as wi-fi hotspots, parking for four to eight hours in different parts of Sacramento. (Video)

*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.aspxhttps://www.amadorgov.org/services/covid-19;
https://www.yuba.org/coronavirus/