Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Tuesday, April 28

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 40 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.

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

Sacramento County cases: 1053
Sacramento County deaths: 41

Yolo County cases: 161
Yolo County deaths: 16

Placer County cases: 145
Placer County deaths: 8

El Dorado County cases: 43
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 8
Amador County deaths: 0

Yuba-Sutter Area cases: 45
Yuba-Sutter Area deaths: 3

Nevada County cases: 39
Nevada County deaths: 1

Sutter Roseville Medical Center is opening its $178 million expanded emergency and critical care units a month early to make room for coronavirus patients.

Six Northern California counties—Yuba, Sutter, Butte, Colusa, Tehama and Glenn—along with 14 cities, sent a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom asking him to lift the stay-at-home order for their region. (Video)

Colorado and Nevada have joined California, Oregon and Washington in the Western States Pact, a working group of governors who plan to gradually modify stay-at-home orders and fight COVID-19.

Sierra College is the first community college in California to announce that its fall semester classes will be held online. (Video)

The city of Sacramento’s Office of Innovation and Economic Development has launched a webinar series to help Sacramento businesses survive, thrive and retain employees through the pandemic.

This short video explores the question of whether sunlight can kill the coronavirus.

All three Selland’s Market-Cafes and OBO’ will open for curbside pickup and delivery on Thursday.

*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://www.mynevadacounty.com/2924/Coronavirus

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