Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Tuesday, April 7

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 19 of Sacramento County’s shelter-in-place order.

The numbers:

Sacramento County cases: 525
Sacramento County deaths: 21

Yolo County cases: 37
Yolo County deaths: 1

Placer County cases: 106
Placer County deaths: 3

El Dorado County cases: 25
El Dorado County deaths: 0

Amador County cases: 3
Amador County deaths: 0


Sleep Train Arena will open as a 400-bed coronavirus field hospital in two weeks, says Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Experts share their opinions about when COVID-19 may peak in California and our region.

Sacramento County residents may take a free mobile COVID-19 test even if their symptoms are mild.

Prominent Sacramento defense attorney William Portanova and wife Shauna have coronavirus.

Placerville’s vice mayor, Dennis Thomas, describes his experience of having COVID-19.

For people in and around Davis, here’s a growing list of seniors-only shopping hours, home delivery and curbside pickup for groceries, pharmacies, pet stores and more.

A Sacramento hairstylist delivers hair-color kits to cover dark roots. (Video)