Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Wednesday, April 1

Did you miss anything? Here’s a roundup of coronavirus-related news in our region.
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It’s day 13 of Sacramento County’s shelter-in-place order.

The numbers:

Sacramento County cases: 224
Sacramento County deaths: 7

Yolo County cases: 25
Yolo County deaths: 1

Placer County cases: 67
Placer County deaths: 2

El Dorado County cases: 18
El Dorado County deaths: 0


The State Superintendent of Public Instruction suggests that schools will not physically reopen this academic year.

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced “Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In.” The campaign is designed to protect the well-being of older Californians.

Sacramento Superior Court will extend its closure through the middle of April, except for emergency matters.

The California Department of Public Health released its latest statewide statistics on COVID-19 cases.

The State Hornet, Sacramento State’s student newspaper, presents a timeline of how the coronavirus has affected the university.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his company has extra ventilators that it will ship for free to hospitals that need them.

Rather than staging a live album release tour, UC Davis artist-in-residence Lara Downes will livestream a performance, which will benefit Feeding America’s relief efforts for the pandemic.